Tag Archives: Cairo

The art of Arab Spring

“Creative Dissent: Arts of the Arab World Uprisings” is an exhibit which magnificently captures the voices, images and revolutionary ideas of participants in the Arab Spring. Continue reading

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Egyptian strike wave topples cabinet

Workers in the state-controlled textile industry, mostly women workers, and public transport workers, sanitation workers, office workers, doctors, and even policemen launched a wave of strikes that caused Egypt’s Prime Minister and his entire cabinet to resign. Continue reading

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Women Worldwide, September-October 2012

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Women Worldwide by Artemis In July, Cairo, Egypt, launched a new TV channel called Maria employing only niqab-clad women. The employees use the rhetoric of empowerment, stating this is a response … Continue reading

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