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The Unfinished Revolution: We Must Stand Shoulder to Shoulder With the Egyptian Protesters

Bianca Jagger | Posted 03.26.2012 | World
Bianca Jagger

The Egyptian peoples' revolution that began a year ago today must not be allowed to be hijacked by the military. The Egyptians, more than ever, need the support of the international community during this critical period, to achieve their goals.

Obama: 'Outrageous' Violence In Syria Must 'End Now'

AP | Posted 06.22.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is condemning the latest use of force by Syria against anti-government demonstrators and says the regime's "outra...

Syrian President Says Government To Lift Emergency Law

AP | By ZEINA KARAM | Posted 06.16.2011 | World

BEIRUT -- Bowing to pressure from a popular uprising, Syria's president promised Saturday to end nearly 50 years of emergency rule next week but coupl...

Toppling Dictators with a Lethal Dose of Technology and Nonviolent Action

Stephanie Rudat | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Stephanie Rudat

Ahmed Salah, an Egyptian journalist and activist who had survived torture while incarcerated in jail for pushing against the regime, brought his mission to the United States.

Egyptian Foreign Minister: US Should Not Impose Will on Egypt; Violence Against Uprising Possible

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

PBS NewsHour's Margaret Warner has secured very important interviews with Egypt Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit. In the five minute clip above...

Thunderous Silence on the Nile

Adel Iskandar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Adel Iskandar

July 23rd marked the 58th anniversary of the end of the monarchy and the birth of the Egyptian republic. This summer it appears the regime has little control of political dissent in the country.

Flash Mob in Egypt: Protesters find a way around Emergency Law

Nadine Wahab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nadine Wahab

A Flash Mob was organized in Egypt last week by the Facebook fan page, We are Khalid Said. The page was formed in memory of Khaled Said who was brutal...