Posts Tagged ‘Citizen Journalism’

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Mosireen Media Collective calls for donations online to remain independent

The radical media collective starts an online campaign to raise $40,000 for projects and activities centered around revolution coverage, archiving and filmmaking over the next year and a half. Originally published in Ahram Online. —————– This month, Mosireen Film Collective – an initiative born out of the Egyptian revolution with the purpose to film, archive […]

Radwan on Friday January 28th Protesting in Cairo

Photography: Free Radwan Protest at Syrian Embassy

Muhammad Radwan has been detained by the Syrian regime since Friday March 25th and made to “confess” a story that makes no sense on Syrian TV. He is Egyptian/American and is innocent of the spying accusations they are pinning on him. His friends, family and supporters of the cause protested in front of the Syrian […]

Freedom Motel Tahrir Square Cairo Egypt Jan 25 Tarek Shalaby

Tarek Shalaby: Citizen Journalist, Activist and in Military Custody for That

Most people know the micro-celebrity Tarek Shalaby as the blogger, and activist who was among the first to camp out in Tarir as early as Jan 30th vowing to leave when Mubarak was ousted. His tent, named Bansyon El Horeyya, became a meeting point for some revolutionaries, and soon enough emerged versions 2, 3, 4, […]

Radwan on Friday January 28th Protesting in Cairo

Keeping the pressure for Radwan

We’ve all seen from recent events around the Arab world that authoritarian regimes tend to cave to pressure (unless they are Gaddafi, but he is a madman not just a dictator). This is just what Radwan’s family and friends are doing to free him. With a successful social media campaign, many Egyptian activists on their […]