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· November, 2005

Stories about Egypt from November, 2005

Egypt: Source of Dictatorship

Egyptian Person says, it's certainly a negative thing to have a totalitarian regime that oppresses its people. It's even worse to have a society in which the people themselves oppress...

Egypt: Sudanese Protest in Cairo

Youssef and Chiara (Italian) took photos and wrote briefly about the protest by Sudanese migrants against the UNHCR in the middle of Cairo. Almost 500 to 1000 (thanks Youssef) protestors...

Thuggery is the solution

The second stage of Egpytian elections were marked by violence and wide spread irregularities. Officially one died during the first run of the elections and several wounded. But opposition newspapers...

Egypt: HIV+

Mostafa says that probably people reading this already know that the moral stigma of HIV is getting more people infected. The ignoramuses fearing that people would be promiscuous because of...

Egypt: Abdolkarim, the Elections and the Muslim Brotherhood

This week bloggers discussed Abdolkarim's release, the resuls of the the first stage of legislative elections and more. Abdolkarim After the release of Abdolkarim. Malek went to meet him personally...

Egypt: Parlimentary Elections

The Arabist sums up the results of the first of three rounds of parlimentary elections. 140 seats to the ruling NDP and independants who join the NDP shortly after their...

Egypt: RSF Award Manal and Alaa Blog

Arabic Weblog “Manal and Alaa's Bit Bucket“ wins Special Award from Reporters Without Borders. Announcement comes early in light of United Nations World Summit on the Information Society.

Egypt: Syria like Egypt

The Big Pharaoh quoting his mom on her return from a visit to Syria, she says: “Girls wearing tight jeans and tight tops were walking freely without getting verbally harassed...

Abdolkarim released

The Egyptian blogger who was detained by secutiry forces on the 26th of October has been released. Previously covered on GVO here, here and here. Karim wrote about his own...

Egypt: Early Christmas

Cairo is preparing for Christmas a little bit too early!

Egyptian Parliamentary Elections

Few, besides the ones that were already content with the Egyptian status quo or the Muslim Brotherhood, are happy with the outcome of yesterday’s elections. Big Pharaoh considers immigrating, an...

Egypt: Parliamentary Elections

The Big Pharaoh talking about Egyptian Parliamentary Elections of yesterday, he says: “Muslim Brotherhood managed to win unexpected seats yesterday in Cairo. They are not expected to take over the...

More information on Abdolkarim Suleiman's detention

Our friend Elijah Zarwan writes from Cairo, where he's involved with a number of human rights efforts. He recently travelled to Alexandria to meet with Mohammed Morsi and Malek Moustafa,...

Egypt: When will the circus end?

Zeinobia is annoyed by the noise pollution created by some of the parliamentary election campaigns. Election started its first phase in Egypt today.

Egypt: Christian Egyptian exodus

Nora Younes (arabic) writes on the initiation of a modern day Christian Egyptian exodus (Arabic) that Sandmonkey was nice enough to translate.

Egypt: Cartoons Causes Egypt-Denmark Crisis

Ritzy says, Egypt is closing its dialogue with Denmark on Human Rights and discrimination because of a dispute over cartoons portraying the Prophet Mohamed that was published by a newspaper...

Egypt: Coptic TV

The Sandmonkey reports that Egypt's Christian Coptic minority is to launch its own satellite television this month, but even some Copts fear the church's patronage of the channel will fan...

Egypt: Government Denies the Play

Samer Atallah wonders, until when will the government continue to hurt everyone by lying? He says, the government continues to treat Egyptians as stupid, brainless, and ignorant individuals who will...

Egypt: Day of Love

Mark the 4th of November in your calendar as The Egyptian Day of Love. Zeinobia reminds Egyptians that when the Journalist, Mustafa Amin, wrote the idea in Akhbar Newspaper he...

Justice for Abdolkarim

The events of the 21st of October did not end in complete peace. A new alarming, yet not directly related, development took place. This time shaking the Egyptian bloggosphere more...

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