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Wednesday, February 16, 2011
From Cairo to Chicago and Beyond: Resisting Oppression, Building Resistance
Recent weeks have seen waves of popular protest sweep through the Middle East in Tunisia, Yemen, Jordan and notably the demonstrations in Egypt, which led to the fall of the dictator Hosni Mubarak. The international response has included powerful expressions of support for the people of Egypt and their right to dissent against Mubarak’s regime. Here in the United States, this support has come largely at the grassroots level with public statements and demonstrations of solidarity, primarily organized by Arab-American communities.