Castro's dream for Cuba's artists
Chad's response to the threat posed by Boko Haram
26 Nov 2010 09:55 GMT | Politics, Arts & Culture, Middle East
Young Egyptians - fed up with the traditional political parties – are spreading their own message of social justice ahead of the parliamentary election on Sunday. Rights groups say the vote will be neither free nor fair and there have been a series of government crackdowns against the media and opposition supporters in the run-up to the poll.
But, as Jacky Rowland reports, youth activism is going down well in the working class neighbourhoods of Alexandria.
Source: Al Jazeera
For the first time, the government is designating 64 seats for female representatives.
Politics, Middle East, Egypt
Up to 156 Orthodox Coptic Christian protesters arrested following deadly clashes with police a day earlier.
Middle East, Egypt
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