Stories about Egypt from January, 2012
Egypt: Reactions to Revolution First Anniversary
Greek blogger Asteris Masouras shares this Storify collection to mark the first anniversary of the beginning of the Egyptian revolution on January 25. It includes links to news stories, photographs, videos and Twitter reactions.
Egypt: revolt's anniversary at Tahrir
Egyptian Twitter-sphere reports that jailed blogger #Maikel Nabil has just been released, while people are gathering for tomorrow's big rally at #Tahrir to celebrate the revolt's first anniversary: “feels chaotic and it's starting to rain” (#25jan).
MENA: Amnesty International's Forecast for 2012
“Repression and state violence is likely to continue to plague the Middle East and North Africa in 2012,” forecasts Amnesty International in an 80-page report. It documents the extreme violence deployed by MENA regimes when resisting the unprecedented calls for fundamental reform heard in the region in 2011, as well as...
Global Voices in Dutch Looks Back on 2011
While the year 2012 is already well on its way, the translators of Global Voices in Dutch look back on 2011. Which posts stood out and what makes Global Voices so special?
Egypt: Diaries of a Cancer Patient
Breaking from the norm, Tarek Amr interviews Heba Mitkees, a blogger who had died last month, after battling cancer. Amr asks the questions and looks for answers in Mitkees blog.
MENA: 2011, a Year of Struggle and Triumphs for Bloggers
With all of the social media successes throughout the Middle East and North Africa in 2011, it would be all too easy to overlook the struggles faced by bloggers and netizens throughout the region. But with 126 netizens imprisoned, it would be a travesty.
Global Voices Most Read Posts in 2011
Global Voices is no longer as lonely a media voice when it comes to reporting tweets and blog posts. Still, where mainstream media interest wanes, we're the ones who continue documenting local citizen media. Discover our top 20 list of most read posts for 2011.
Egypt: Revolutionary Stencils
On Flickr, evianoo shares those revolutionary stencils.
Arab World: Best of Arab Blogs
OpenDemocracy shares its list of the Best of Arab blogs here. Check out their list, which includes blogs from Egypt, Syria, Tunisia and Morocco, by clicking the link above.
The World is Talking… We Translate
Some members of the Global Voices Spanish team of translators share their ideas and thoughts about some of the posts that they worked on during 2011 that impressed and impacted the most on them.