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Wednesday – January 26, 2011

Posted on January 26, 2011 by Flashpoints

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Another wave of Militant Protests and police clashes in Cairo Today:we’ll feature a series of eye-witness accounts, and we’ll talk to a student who is streaming live from ground zero from the Cairo confrontations: we’ll hear about the role Facebook and social media are playing in the uprising, and about the arrest of a London Guardian Reporter, who was beaten and arrested with several of the protest organizers:we’ll also get a live report from the streets o San Francisco about a protest in support of the Cairo Uprising, and we’ll take a careful look at MSNBC’s disappearing of Keith Oberman.

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GUESTS:

Hossam el-Hamalawy, Egyptian activist, journalist, and bloger based in Cairo.

Alex Ortiz, American University, Cairo Eye-witness Accounts of the Cairo uprising and the use of Facebook and other Social Media

Jack Shenker, Guardian Reporter, Beaten and Under Arrest (sound from Guardian)

Omar Ali, San Francisco Street Protest in support of the Cairo Uprising

Robert Parry, Consortium News

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