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· October, 2011

Stories about Egypt from October, 2011

30 October 2011

Egypt: Blogger Alaa Abd El Fattah Detained for 15 Days

Egyptian activist and blogger Alaa Abd El Fattah has been detained for 15 days, after refusing to be interrogated. He appeared at the Military Prosecutor, along with fellow activist Bahaa...

28 October 2011

Egypt: Yet Another Case of Post-Revolution Torture

Anger is mounting in Egypt after Essam Atta, a 23-year-old man imprisoned for two years after a military trial, was killed - allegedly at the hands of his police captors....

27 October 2011

Egypt: A Class Project That Became One of Egypt's Biggest Charities

7 Billion Actions

From a class discussion after a lecture at Cairo University, to the building one of the biggest charity and volunteer organizations in Egypt. Here's the story of how university professor...

26 October 2011

Egypt: Revolution Call Renewed After Khaled Said Murder Trial Verdict

Two police officers have been sentenced to seven years in prison for the assault that led to the death of Khaled Said, the young man whose murder in Alexandria has...

24 October 2011

Egypt: Catch the Former Regime Remnants

Technology for Transparency Network

Last April, an Egyptian court ordered the dissolution of the political organization that ruled the nation for decades. Its members are however reinventing themselves, joining the lists of candidates vying...

23 October 2011

Egypt: Man Jailed for Three Years for Insulting Islam on Facebook

Egypt: Watching the Tunisian Elections

The Tunisian revolution preceded the Egyptian one and since then the Tunisians pursuit of democracy has been inspiring to the Egyptians. And now it's time for Egyptians to watch the...

12 October 2011

Egypt: Mourning the Heros of Maspero's Battle

Egyptians are pulling together after a bout of violence at the state television building Maspero, engineered to pit Muslim against Christian and vice versa. Nermeen Edrees sums up netizens' reactions.

11 October 2011

Egypt: Photos from a Protest that Ended with Death

Egypt: Message to SCAF

Egypt: Horror at Maspero

Global Voices Podcast: 3rd Arab Bloggers Meeting – Part 2

In an addition to our usual monthly podcast, we have some special audio for you from the newly concluded 3rd Arab Bloggers Meeting in Tunisia. In this edition, interviews with:...

6 October 2011

Arab World: RIP Steve Jobs

The Arab world is mourning the death of Steve Jobs, Apple's visionary leader. Tributes are pouring in via social media as netizens wake up to the news.