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Not Rex: Egypt rising

This week on Not Rex, Humberto DaSilva reports on Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's use of hired thugs to attack protesters and journalists. Meanwhile, Western governments stand back and do little to oppose Mubarak's regime.

| February 3, 2011

Interview with anti-government protester at Tahrir Square

Interview with anti-government protester at Tahrir Square for documentary Zero Silence (www.zerosilence.org).



The Egyptian, female protester says, "Even though they shut down the internet, this is not just a Facebook revolution... There are many hundreds of thousands of people here on the street. Even though the phone lines were shut on Friday, people still came out to demonstrate, because this is not about the internet. This is about the needs and the demands of the Egyptian people."

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#120 - Cairo after Mubarak's address

January 29, 2011
| Tighe Barry was in Cairo as part of a Codepink delegation on its way to Gaza when the protests started. In this special edition of rabble radio, he describes the situation after the army arrived.
Length: 10:57
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#119 - Special Interview from Cairo

January 28, 2011
| Tighe Barry was in Cairo as part of a Codepink delegation on its way to Gaza when the protests started. In this special edition of rabble radio, he describes his experience in the protests.
Length: 15:44

The people are in control: Egypt, revolution and the days ahead

Hi all!

 

It's been a while since I've posted here but I come to the site all the time and wanted to share this article I wrote for forgetthebox.net about the current crisis in Egypt with you all.

The people are in control: Egypt, revolution and the days ahead

I also wrote a shorter one last night which you can find here: Speak truth to power: the revolutionary power of people in Egypt and Tunisia

I'd love to hear any feedback, or thoughts.

Thanks!

Analysis: Upheaval in Egypt

Experts speak to Al Jazeera about the situation in Egypt on Friday's "day of wrath" that saw protesters face rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannons from the police.

| January 29, 2011

Protests continue in Tunisia

Tunisians reject "national unity government" and demand more profound change.

Not Rex: Tunisia's Jasmine Revolution

This week, Not Rex looks at the Jasmine Revolution -- a street vendor in Tunisia set himself, and the whole Arab world alight. Regime change comes not from imperial armies, but from the streets!

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