Posts Tagged: kefaya

Seven years ago…

12 December 2004: Kefaya organizes the first anti-Mubarak protest, in front of the Public Prosecutor’s office, downtown Cairo.

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11/5/2006 police crackdown on Cairo Spring

I received this message from my friend Hannah Allam: Hi, ya Hossam! …. you’ll never believe what I found while cleaning out old emails. Attached is the sound Challiss McDonough recorded when Amn el Markazi attacked me when I was covering protests back in 2006! Not sure if you remember, but you helped pull me

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Police crack down on anti-Obama demonstrators

Police have cracked down on the protest planned by Kefaya this evening in Tahrir Sq, detaining a number of activists. Hundreds of plainclothes police informers had spread in Tahrir and Talaat Harb squares from the late afternoon. Thousands of Central Security Forces troops were also present in their armored trucks.

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‘We have to strike’

“We need to know one another, and who’s doing what in each province.” said Na’eem Ramadan, an Arabic teacher from Dessouq, in the northern Nile Delta province of Kafr el-Sheik. “We can’t stay fragmented… We have to strike. The people (teachers) have reached their limits and cannot take it anymore. Before Kefaya, no one used

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Police crack down on Kefaya protest; activists detained

I received those tweets from Nora, and here is a report by Sarah Carr: A protest planned to take place in front of the People’s Assembly was banned yesterday by state security bodies. According to Hesham Fouad, a member of the Freedoms Committee of the Journalists’ Syndicate, the protest was planned by the Committee for the

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State-owned ISP blocks Kefaya website

From AFP: A government-owned internet service provider has blocked the website of a leading opposition movement, a rights group said Monday, in the latest crackdown on the country’s cyber dissidents. “The website for the Egyptian Movement for Change — Kefaya has been blocked in Egypt [for] users who have access to the internet through TE-Data

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Egyptians ignore strike call by Facebook activists group

As expected, yesterday’s “Facebook Strike” was a failure.. I hope our peers in the activist community will wake up and realize now the limitations of online activism. Let’s get back to organizing on the ground, fellow bloggers, and leave behind these cyber-fantasies. Egyptians largely ignored a call by online activists for a general strike Sunday

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