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Three out of every five Egyptians have heard of the Tamarod, or “rebellion”, campaign.
Half of those who are aware of the campaign are amenable to signing its form.
Petition campaign announces launch of a news website
Youth from different political opposition groups claim to have received death threats
The petition campaign warns President Mohamed Morsi’s regime: The end is near
Members forced to sign a document ratifying that they will no longer distribute campaign applications
Rebellion campaign aims to collect 15 million signatures withdrawing confidence from Morsi by the first anniversary of his inauguration
Three members arrested while campaigning for Tamarod outside Sohag University
Political movements announce a ‘corrective revolution’ on 17 May to topple regime and free detainees
Six protesters were arrested while showing solidarity with detainees and were sentenced to prison
The Tamarod campaign urges citizens to withdraw confidence from President Morsi
Kefaya: some members are involved in the Tamarod campaign but the campaign does not belong to Kefaya
The campaign was launched by political movement Kefaya
Fouada Watch describes initiative as empty and ‘flimsy’
A gringo wearing an authentic sombrero and a poncho will be roaming the streets, and whoever manages to find him wins a free burrito with any order made
Some members call for separating men and women during protests to prevent sexual harassment, blaming women for subjecting themselves to rape
Twenty-two countries will protest against sexual harassment of female protesters
By Robert Becker In a year that has been dominated so far by gruesome images of police brutality, horrific gang rape, curfew-busting protests, controversial court decisions, and ineffectual leadership by all Egyptian political forces, it is easy to understand how this 31 January headline caught no one’s attention: Final draft of NGO law sent to Cabinet …
Emshi Fe 7artak participants stand on the pavement and hold up large signs stating Emshi Fe 7artak!
Campaign volunteers taking to the streets ahead of referendum
After the revolution, strolling around the streets of Cairo, Alexandria, Mansoura or other big cities is never boring. Now like never before, you might run into marches, graffiti, posters and video projection that women political parties, groups and activists hold. Women activists have created many initiatives and campaigns to campaign for their rights. Daily News Egypt speaks to some of these emerging initiatives, their goals and activities, evaluates their impact and what it takes for them to reach their aims.
The 3Alganoob programme is slated to start in April 2013 and will involve a conference, a workshop and other activities.
Mosireen founded an online campaign, raising $40,000
Egypt got seed bombed today
Rebounding from the ropes after a dismal showing two weeks ago that sent his poll numbers tumbling, the president was aware a second poor outing could doom him to the historical ignominy of a single term.
Nation Without Torture campaign addresses the violations of human rights and pressures authorities into implementing effective legislation
As activists lose patience with the conditions of the Metro, the “Be a Man” campaign files a lawsuit against officials demanding better conditions
Photo campaign gains hundreds of responses in one week
A tour inside the Metro stations of Egypt
Could it all be just a big bubble? How big will the clout of zealous political Islam get before Egyptians begin to realise that it’s just another trick to mobilise masses and score votes? At the expense of painting with a broad brush, political Islam in Egypt might be a bubble close tobursting. The underdog …