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· January, 2011

Stories about Protest from January, 2011

30 January 2011

Egypt: The World is Watching

As Egyptian demonstrators take to the streets for the sixth day in a row, netizens continue to pull all the stops to keep the world informed of what is happening...

Maldives to Egypt: Can a Revolution be Censored?

When the Egyptian government decided to go for a total Internet shutdown of the country to curb the growing anti-government protests, people in the Maldives were reminded of 13 August,...

USA: Voices of Support for Egyptian Protesters

While the official US response to the protests in Egypt is a desperate hope for stability, lesser televised American voices are supporting the protesters in the land of the pyramids.

29 January 2011

Could Nicaragua experience “the Egypt and Tunisia phenomenon”?

Qatar: Qaradawi to Mubarak: “You are blind, deaf and dumb”

Banished Egyptian cleric Yusuf Al Qaradawi described Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak as “blind, deaf and dumb,” lending his influential backing to protesters calling for a change in the regime for...

Egypt: Government Thugs involved in Looting, Lawlessness

The world continues to watch the fast paced developments in Egypt, now on its fifth day of demonstrations against the 30-year rule of president Hosni Mubarak. Despite the Internet block...

Egypt in Photographs: From the Streets of Cairo

When not out on the streets of Cairo, human rights activist and Global Voices Advocacy contributor Ramy Raoof has been uploading photographs of demonstrations to share with the world. In...

Egypt: When Mubarak's Speech Fires Back

After keeping quiet as protests raged Egypt for four days in a row, a defiant president Hosni Mubarak addressed the nation early today, calling protesters "gangs" and "thugs." He also...

Lebanon: Protest in Support of Egypt

A solidarity protest in support of the demonstrators in Egypt is taking place next to the Egyptian Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon. Similar protests are being reported around the world, as...

Egypt: Demonstrations Continue for Fifth Day

Widespread demonstrations continue to rock Egypt for the fifth day in a row, as netizens around the world continue to closely watch developments on the ground. Reports say the millions...

Albania: Anti-Government Protest in Tirana

28 January 2011

Mexico: Relatives of Children Killed and Injured in Nursery Fire Seek Justice

El Salvador: Court System Employees End Strike

Pakistan: Slogans Of Revolution

Egypt: Citizen Videos Manage to Bypass Blockage

Although the internet and mobile phone shutdown during the protests of the past few days have made it harder for people in Egypt to show the rest of the world...

Egypt: Is the Army on the People's Side?

Following massive protests across Egypt today, the army was deployed to enforce a night time curfew. On Twitter, the news was received with surprise, with reports that the army was...

Iran: Egypt Uprising a Vivid Reminder of Iran's Green Movement

This post is part of our special coverage of Egypt Protests 2011. For several Iranian bloggers, the current Egyptian protests and activist use of social media, is a vivid reminder...

Egypt: Visualizing Topics Shared on Twitter

Twitter has played an instrumental role in keeping the world abreast of the latest developments in Egypt, where demonstrations against the 30-year rule of president Hosni Mubarak have entered their...

Egypt: Videos Are Worth a Million Words

The Egyptian government is bracing itself for a fourth consecutive day of demonstrations. Activists have been circulating pamphlets and sharing videos via the Internet. The government has reacted by shutting...

Egypt: Information getting out despite information blackout

The Egyptian government's shutdown of the Internet and closures of cell phone networks has significantly curtailed information flows, but people have found creative ways to get information out.

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