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· June, 2012

Stories about Egypt from June, 2012

11 June 2012

Egypt: Tweet to Cheat in High School

Social media is being used to leak high school examination questions, say Egyptian bloggers. The same media that has been credited for fueling the Arab revolutions is now being accused...

10 June 2012

Egypt: Is Mubarak Dead?

Is ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak dead? This question is being raised on social networking sites for the umpteenth time. Here is how Twitter users reacted to the latest rumours.

Egypt: Sexual Harassment as a Weapon Against Dissent?

June 8 was “Determination Friday” in Cairo, and people gathered at Tahrir Square in protest against verdicts from former president Mubarak trial. Fewer remained for the anti-sexual harassment protest starting...

9 June 2012

Egypt: Spies Ads Feed Distrust In SCAF

Egypt State television aired two advertisements warning Egyptians from foreigners and spies. Netizens react to the ads with ridicule, reasoning and concern.

8 June 2012

Egypt: 17 Months of Tahrir Square

Egypt: March to End Sexual Harassment Attacked

A march demanding an end to sexual harassment turned ugly when women involved were attacked by a mob of angry men in Tahrir Square today (June 8, 2012). Eye witnesses...

2 June 2012

Egypt: Life Imprisonment for Mubarak

The world watched as an Egyptian court sentenced former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and his Interior Minister Habib Al Adly to life imprisonment for their role in the killing of...