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Egypt revolution followed by conflict between Christians and Muslims

May 15, 2011

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After the idealism of February’s revolution, Egyptians are worried about sectarian conflicts wrecking their hopes of building a better nation. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/egypt/8513930/Egypt-revolution-followed-by-conflict-between-Christians-and-Muslims.html Coptic Christians chant slogans as they protest the recent attacks on Christians and churches in Egypt. Photo: AP By Richard Spencer, Cairo 7:06PM BST 14 May 2011 Two families, two bereavements, two narrow streets apart. […]

‘Counter-Revolution’ Working Against Arab Spring, Saadawi Says

March 20, 2011

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By Caroline Alexander – Mar 18, 2011 3:36 AM ET Thu Mar 17 16:36:23 GMT 2011 International communities must show solidarity with those rebelling against autocratic rule in the Middle East and North Africa because the tide is turning against the Arab Spring, said Nawal El Saadawi, an Egyptian political activist of more than four […]

Morrocco: Women Celebrate IWD

March 8, 2011

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http://globalvoicesonline.org/2011/03/08/morocco-women-celebrate-international-day/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=facebook This post is part of our special coverage Morocco Protests 2011. Moroccan women, like their counterparts across the world, have been celebrating the 100th anniversary of the International Women’s Day today. They have long been at the forefront of the civil society’s struggle for a better and more dignified life. And as the freedom […]

In Egypt’s Tahrir Square, women attacked at rally on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2011

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http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Middle-East/2011/0308/In-Egypt-s-Tahrir-Square-women-attacked-at-rally-on-International-Women-s-Day After helping to overthrow Mubarak, Egyptian women – and some men – demonstrated today in favor of giving women more of a voice in building Egypt’s future. An Egyptian protester argues with a man as hundreds of women marched to Cairo’s central Tahrir Square to celebrate International Women’s Day on Tuesday. A protest by […]

“50 Pounds and a chicken to beat us”, says Egyptian feminist Nawal El Saadawi about Mubarak’s goons who attacked the protesters in Tahrir Square

February 4, 2011

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