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· June, 2008

Stories about Egypt from June, 2008

Israel: Broken Truce Angers Israelis

Six days after Israeli and Palestinian forces brokered a ceasefire agreement, four kassam rockets fired from Gaza blasted the Western Negev. Islamic Jihad claimed credit for the attack, while Hamas,...

Egypt: Kareem's 600th Day in Prison

It will soon be the 600th day in prison for jailed Egyptian blogger Kareem Nabil Sulieman. Bahraini Esra'a writes about how you can get involved in pressing for his release.

Egypt: Bahai Rights Comic

Mideast Youth publishes a comic strip here about the rights of the Bahai religuious group here.

Egypt: HIV or Homosexuality?

“Which one is wrong – HIV or homosexuality?” is the post of Egyptian blogger Mostafa Husein‘s post.

“Beware of Egyptian Men,” says the Canadian Embassy

Back in December 2007, I was almost crucified for writing a post entitled: Relationshsips Warning: Do not date Egyptian Men. In that article, I said: Because of the nature of...

Walk like an Egyptian … Marry like an Egyptian

Why are Egyptian men so special? Why is marrying a foreigner shunned by society? And how difficult it is for an Egyptian woman married to a foreigner to obtain an...

Egyptian Blogger Faces a Defamation Case for Highlighting environmental pollution

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information reports on the first defamation case against the blogger Tamer Mabrouk – Elhakika blog, by a company called ‘Trust Chemicals’. “This case aims...

Egypt: The Diet of a Cairo Family

Zeinobia, from Egypt, sheds light on a newspaper report on the food consumed by a Cairo family in a week.

Egypt: Favourite Songs from the 90s

Egyptian Triple M shares videos of his favourite songs from the 90s in this post.

Egypt: More Female Genital Mutilation Please

Marwa Rakha, from Egypt, writes about an MP whose three young daughters have protested in favour of female genital mutilation in this post.

Egypt: April 6 Detainees Released

“Karim al Beheiri , Kamal al Fayoumy and Tareq Tareq Amin, the Ghazl al Mahalla workers that were detained in connection with the April 6th strike was released from the...

Egypt: Blogger Tortured in Detention

“Karim al-Bahairy, a blogger, factory worker, and labor-rights activist from Mahalla, is alleging that he was tortured with electric shocks during his 73-day detention,” writes Elijah Zarwan from Egypt.

Egypt: Doctors shoot video of hospital blackout emergency

With more frequency now, hospitals are being managed as big businesses with clients instead of health facilities with patients. Doctors who wish to honor their Hippocratic Oath have to hope...

Egypt: Doctors Expose Mismanagement on YouTube

Egyptian doctors have posted videos on YouTube exposing mismanagement at a government hospital, writes Zeinobia., who reposts the shocking videos [Ar] shot during an electricity outage. Four infants died when...

Egypt: Great Firewall of China Coming Soon

Egyptian bloggers have one hand on their keyboard and another on their hearts. Following a recent crackdown on bloggers and online activists following the April 6 unrest, some are now...

Egypt: Blogger Kareem El Beheiry released

Egyptian blogger Kareem El Beheiry has been released yesterday from prison. Kareem was arrested by Egyptian police in connection with the April 6th strike in support of the textile workers...

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