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Mubarak on trial

An interview with the World Today program (BBC Radio 4) aired on 3 August, at 10:00 pm GMT on Mubarak’s trial (my piece starts at 12:08 ).

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The March 2011 constitutional referendum

A radio interview with BBC Radio 4’s Edward Stourton on the eve of the March 2011 constitutional referendum, recorded on March 20, 2011. Edward Stourton presents a special edition of the programme from Cairo as Egyptians go to the polls for the first time in decades. He looks at the rise in sectarian tensions that have marked the post revolution era by visiting the Coptic community that lost nine of its members in recent fighting with local Muslims. He travels to the monastry carved into the bare rock hillside to meet the local priest. Women played a significant role in the revolution…

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Mubarak barred from travel

Interview with the  Voice of America on Mubarak’s travel ban and asset freeze in February 27, 2011 Egypt’s top prosecutor has ordered a travel ban and an asset freeze for former President Hosni Mubarak and his family, as he considers further actions against the leader who resigned earlier this month following popular protests. Judicial authorities say Monday’s travel ban and recent asset freeze follow complaints that the former president profited illegally during his nearly 30 years as Egypt’s leader. Such allegations have been made against other officials in the Mubarak government, and the prosecutor’s office has ordered travel bans and launched…

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Uprising in Egypt!

A phone interview with Amy Good man of Democracy Now! (at 13:56 TRANSCRIPT This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: Today marks day 12 of the uprising in Egypt. Egyptian protesters continue to hold Cairo’s Tahrir Square on the 12th day of their uprising against President Hosni Mubarak. A large crowd remains hours after hundreds of thousands turned out for what was called the Day of Departure against the Mubarak regime. Thousands also gathered for parallel rallies in the cities of Alexandria, Mahalla and Giza. The protests in Alexandria are also continuing today. The massive…

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