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Strikes and protests by workers across Egypt continued this week, with many calling for improved wages and working conditions while others attempted to block moves that would reduce their income or restrict their prospects: here.
University on the Square: Documenting Egypt’s 21st Century Revolution: here.
Shortly after the end of World War I, Australian troops bloodily suppressed a popular independence revolution in Egypt: here.
Yemen witnessed massive protests April 13, some of the largest yet in the wave of anti-government demonstrations that began in mid-January. Hundreds of thousands took part in rallies Wednesday in this nation of 24 million people, the poorest in the Arab world: here.
An Essex man who died in police custody in Dubai earlier this month suffocated on his own vomit, according to the state’s public prosecutor: here.
Bahrain: Is a U.S. Ally Torturing Its People? Here.
Laura Kasinof, The New York Times News Service: “Opposition leaders from Yemen said they planned to travel to Saudi Arabia on Sunday to discuss an agreement with the Gulf Cooperation Council on a timetable for President Ali Abdullah Saleh to leave office… The draft agreement also gives the president and his family immunity from prosecution, presumably to head off a situation similar to that in Egypt, where the military has detained former President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons”: here.