The 23 Most Striking Photographs From Protests In Egypt
The Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi issued as decree on Thursday granting himself a broad range of new powers, virtually eliminating any checks on his rule and enraging many Egyptians and sparking immediate street protests. His supporters have staged counter rallies, and the two groups are clashing on the streets of a polarized Egypt.
22 Photos That Make The Occupy Movement Look Tame
As you look at these photos from the clashes between Egyptian police and protesters, it's important to remember that Egyptian State TV cites the police response to #Occupy as an inspiration for this weekend's crackdown. That said, our protests don't look like this.
New WikiLeak: State Department Asked YouTube To Reinstate Egyptian Blogger's Videos
Among the recent, Egypt-related Wikileaks is this document from 2008 revealing that the State Department asked YouTube to unban videos by an Egyptian blogger depicting police abuse. Gawker has suggested that the blogger in question was probably Wael Abbas, who is profiled in this New York Times piece. (Via TechCrunch.)