Sharif Abdel Kouddous

Sharif Abdel Kouddous is an independent journalist based in Cairo. He is a Democracy Now! correspondent and a fellow at The Nation Institute.  Follow his website Egypt Reports. Follow him on twitter: @sharifkouddous

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Wednesday, August 03, 2011
Military Chase Protestors out of Tahrir Square
For the third time since the Egyptian revolution began, the army has forcibly cleared protesters staging a peaceful sit-in in Tahrir Square, the epicenter of the 18-day uprising that ousted former President Hosni Mubarak and brought the Supreme Council of Armed Forces to power.
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Saturday, July 16, 2011
Liberation When? Five Months of Waiting in Egypt
CAIRO — Five months after the fall of Hosni Mubarak, Tahrir Square has, once again, been transformed into a mass protest encampment and the epicenter of the struggle for change in Egypt. Thousands of protesters are entering the second week of a sit-in reminiscent of the one that captured the world's attention during the 18-day uprising that began on Jan. 25.
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Thursday, July 07, 2011
University Professors in Egypt Stage Open Sit-in, Call for Reform
Hundreds of university professors are staging a sit-in at over a dozen campuses across Egypt to call for the ousting of university administration officials appointed by the former Mubarak regime and to replace them with elected representatives.
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Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Crackdown in Cairo
Cairo, Egypt -- Over 1,000 people were injured on Wednesday after Egyptian security forces responded to protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square with tear gas and rubber bullets. The crackdown began on Tuesday night after police reportedly beat and arrested family members of those killed during the eighteen-day uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak, at an event commemorating martyrs of the revolution.
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Monday, June 20, 2011
After Mubarak, Fighting For Press Freedom in Egypt
CAIRO, Egypt - Under Mubarak, state-owned media was a propaganda arm of the government, parroting party dogma while dismissing public criticism and political opposition. During the 18-day uprising that toppled him, state TV tried to downplay the size of the demonstrations, depicting protesters as funded, inspired or infiltrated by foreign elements ranging from Israel to Iran to Al Qaeda.
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