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The Movers Of Egypt's Revolution

Posted 01.25.2012 | World

Thousands of Egyptians gathered at Cairo's Tahrir Square on Wednesday to celebrate the first anniversary of the country's revolution. On January 25, 2...

Activists Accuse Cairo Security Guards Of Torturing 23-Year-Old To Death

AP | BEN HUBBARD | Posted 12.28.2011 | World

CAIRO — Egyptian rights activists on Friday accused guards at a Cairo prison of killing an inmate by forcing water into his body with hoses, in ...

Egypt Convicts Police For Death That Inspired Protests

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 12.26.2011 | World

CAIRO — In a verdict that disappointed pro-democracy activists, two policemen who beat a man to death were convicted Wednesday of the lesser cha...

Egypt Remembers Man Whose Death Sparked Revolution

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 08.06.2011 | World

CAIRO — Crowds of Egyptians dressed in black held demonstrations Monday to honor a young man from Alexandria beaten to death a year ago in a sav...

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.

Why Malcolm Gladwell Should Apologize to Social Media

Edward Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Edward Lee

Gladwell didn't defend his original argument that hierarchy is essential to political movements, much less his central thesis that social media creates only "weak ties" that cannot sustain political revolutions.

A Truth More Powerful Than an Army

Robert Koehler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Koehler

The power of domination depends on our essential isolation from one another -- our cynical separateness, our underdeveloped or perhaps completely decommissioned capacity for empathy.

Al Jazeera and the Promise of the Arab Revolution

Nabil Echchaibi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nabil Echchaibi

Al Jazeera is not a perfect news network, but it serves a critical purpose in the Arab world: it speaks on behalf of ordinary people.

For the U.S. in Egypt, Blowback Is a Bitch

Michael Winship | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Winship

Ironically, blowback from the propaganda offense claiming the existence of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction now enhances the credibility among Egyptian protesters of a man that same campaign tried to discredit.

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.

Egyptians take to the streets in protest against police brutality

Meedan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Meedan

The death of a young businessman in Alexandria, Egypt, reportedly at the hands of two police officers, has led thousands to the streets in protest aga...

Generation Mubarak/Generation Facebook

Mona Eltahawy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mona Eltahawy

NEW YORK - When a young Egyptian died from what his family, activists and witnesses say was a savage police beating, many of his peers - the generatio...

Man Beaten to Death for Using the Internet: Web Chat with Egyptian Activist on the Ground

Neil Hicks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Neil Hicks

Khaled Saeed, a 28-year old man, refused to show Egyptian police his ID in a random raid on an Internet cafe in Alexandria. In response, the police dragged him out into the street and beat him to death, in plain view of witnesses.