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· November, 2013

Stories about Egypt from November, 2013

29 November 2013

Egyptian Activist Alaa Abd El Fattah Arrested — Again

Advox

Prominent Egyptian blogger and activist Alaa Abd El Fattah was arrested in Cairo late Thursday night. Supporters suspect the arrest took place under Egypt's new anti-protest law.

27 November 2013

Egyptian Activists Arrested Under New Anti-Protest Law

Eighty-nine activists who are part of the No Military Trial campaign have been arrested by the Egyptian Ministry of Interior following new anti-protest law issued by interim president Adly Mansour.

22 November 2013

Notes From the GVMeetup in Cairo

Rising Voices

Hello Cairo! Our meetup took place on November 16 in "The Workshops" facility in Maadi. We spoke about Global Voices, technology and society.

19 November 2013

Egyptian Satirist Bassem Youssef Terminates his TV Contract

Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef has decided to terminate his contract with the program's host channel, CBC. The saga continues after the popular show was taken off air.

Egypt: Mohamed Mahmoud Won't Be Forgotten

Back in November 2011, violent clashes erupted in Mohamed Mahmoud Street, in Cairo. Protests erupt two years later in remembrance

12 November 2013

Global Voices Meetup in Cairo, Egypt

Rising Voices

The next Global Voices Meetup is scheduled for November 16 to take place in Cairo, Egypt. Please join members of our GV community for this special gathering.

9 November 2013

The Curious Case of Sami Anan

Egypt: The Sami Anan “Presidential Campaign” Goes Viral

Posters showing former chief of staff of the Egyptian Armed Forces Sami Anan in what seems to be election campaign posters have gone viral. Victor Salama has more

7 November 2013

Egypt: Not Morsi Or Sisi

Egypt: In Search of a Home

Egypt: Police Violence Video Revives Fear of Return to Old Regime

The emergence of a torture video in a police station in Egypt has sparked anger online. Are the police back to their dirty tactics or is police torture systematic?

5 November 2013

‘Women Should Be Submissive’, and Other Google Autocomplete Suggestions

Following UN Women's lead, Global Voices conducted its own experiments with Google's Autocomplete feature. The investigation revealed popular attitudes about women’s roles, sexuality, appearance and relationships with men.

4 November 2013

On Abortion and Controlling Sex in Egypt

A blogger shares her experience of supporting her friend going through abortion in Egypt, the hurdles faced, and the larger implications.

2 November 2013

Egypt: Satirist Bassem Youssef's Show Censored following Lawsuits

Egyptians held their breath waiting for Bassem Youssef's satirical TV show Al Bernameg; Now, on the eve of it's second episode, the programme was taken off air.

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