Archives: 2009

Police crack down on local journalists

Police has arrested three journalists working for Al-Masry Al-Youm: Jano Charbel, Ahmad Ragab and Mostafa Bahgat while covering a protest by pro-Palestine activists by the French Embassy in Giza. I spoke with Jano around 10 mins ago. He said they were kept in a van near the Four Seasons Hotel in Giza. Please follow my

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A busy day in downtown Cairo

So today in downtown Cairo, pro-Palestine activists staged a protest, after workers from self-managed factory clashed with the police, while the urban poor protested demanding housing from the govt. Please follow my Twitter account, where I’m posting more updates. Tweets by 3arabawy

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Tanta Worker

Gamal Othman, one of the Tanta Flax and Oils Company strike leaders, denouncing the treachery of the state-backed General Union of Textile Workers. Photo taken during a Workers Preparatory Committee meeting, Cairo’s Press Syndicate.

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