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Thousands of Egyptian women march to protest military brutality

Tweet [Video via] Yesterday, several thousand women marched through Cairo in what historians described as the biggest women’s demonstration in modern Egyptian history. From the AP: Around 10,000 women marched through central Cairo demanding Egypt’s ruling military step down Tuesday in an unprecedented show of outrage over soldiers who dragged women by the hair and [...]
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Quick Hit: Mona Eltahawy talks about being sexually assaulted and beaten by Egyptian police

TweetLast Wednesday, Twitter erupted with the news that Eqyptian-American feminist journalist Mona Eltahawy was being beaten, sexually assaulted, and detained for 12 hours by Eqyptian security forces. Back from Cairo, with her broken arms in casts, she spoke to Democracy Now about the assault, the recent clashes between protestors and police that have left 40 [...]
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Breaking: Mubarak ‘most likely’ to step down tonight.

TweetUPDATE: Mubarak is not stepping down as of yet. Clearly, he didn’t get the hint. According to several news sources, Hosni Mubarak may be stepping down tonight. The AP reports the military has made a national announcement that they are “stepping in to “safeguard the country,” and assured protesters that President Hosni Mubarak will meet their [...]
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Women central to Egyptian Revolution

Tweet The news from Egypt continues to flood in as the protests continue, despite the government crackdown on internet and travel throughout the country. President Mubarak, the center of much of the criticism from the Egyptian people, will reportedly announce soon that he will not seek another term as President. If you want to follow [...]
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Quick Hit: Protests continue in Egypt.

TweetI am sifting through the mountains of coverage on protests in Egypt right now and came across this picture and had to share. And appropriately captioned by Jamia Wilson on Facebook with a Jimi Hendrix quote, “When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.” via the Atlantic tumblr. [...]
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