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Will Egypt’s Fragile Democracy Stick?

More protests are expected Sunday after the new government named Nobel Peace laureate Mohamed ElBaradei as interim prime minister — and then later backtracked and said consultations were continuing. Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks to Nathan Brown, professor of international affairs at George Washington University, about what the ouster of …

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The Muslim Brotherhood’s aid programs and their implications in the 2011 Egyptian revolution

The Muslim Brotherhood’s role during Egypt’s January 25 uprisings in 2011 is highly debated. On one hand, many of the Brotherhood’s critics would cite that the group’s leadership initially did not support the protests that would eventually end President Mubarak’s 30-year rule, and were late in joining the protests that …

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The Muslim Brotherhood's aid programs and their implications in the 2011 Egyptian revolution

The Muslim Brotherhood’s role during Egypt’s January 25 uprisings in 2011 is highly debated. On one hand, many of the Brotherhood’s critics would cite that the group’s leadership initially did not support the protests that would eventually end President Mubarak’s 30-year rule, and were late in joining the protests that …

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Freedom of assembly in Egypt and Spain: How do 'authoritarian' and 'democratic' countries compare?

The right to freedom of assembly constitutes a crucial part of civil and political rights that are internationally recognised for individuals and groups. While freedom of assembly is enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the African Charter on Human Rights and …

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Freedom of assembly in Egypt and Spain: How do ‘authoritarian’ and ‘democratic’ countries compare?

The right to freedom of assembly constitutes a crucial part of civil and political rights that are internationally recognised for individuals and groups. While freedom of assembly is enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the African Charter on Human Rights and …

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