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Free Alaa

Free Alaa

Yara Kassem is a cartoonist in Cairo, Egypt.  This cartoon was circulated via her Twitter account on 30 October 2011; it is reproduced here for non-profit educational purposes.  Cf. “Dear #SCAF, thanks for making our point for us by arresting @alaa. We now have #freealaa campaign pre & post revolution.  U r the same regime” (Mahmoud […]

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Elections in Egypt: To Each Opportunist His Own

Elections in Egypt: To Each Opportunist His Own

Yara Kassem is a cartoonist in Cairo, Egypt.  This cartoon was circulated via her Twitter account on 14 October 2011; it is reproduced here for non-profit educational purposes.  Cf. “Egyptian elections sound increasingly like a disaster in the making almasryalyoum.com/en/node/504768” (Blake Hounshell, 13 October 2011); “Egypt’s Communist Party to Boycott Parliamentary Elections” (Ahram Online, 13 […]

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How Can We Be Silent on What’s Happening in Bahrain?

Yara Kassem is a cartoonist in Cairo, Egypt.  This cartoon was circulated via her Twitter account on 25 September 2011; it is reproduced here for non-profit educational purposes.  Cf. “PHR denounces sentences for #Bahraini medics & protestors, calls for #Bahrain to set aside verdicts — http://ow.ly/6IvOt” (Physicians for Human Rights, 29 September 2011). | Print

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Egypt: SCAF Reactivates Emergency Law

Egypt: SCAF Reactivates Emergency Law

Yara Kassem is a cartoonist in Cairo, Egypt.  This cartoon was circulated via her Twitter account on 15 September 2011; it is reproduced here for non-profit educational purposes.  Cf. “In the new, revolutionary state, instead of revoking emergency law as promised, the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) has announced its reactivation, in particular, […]

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