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Egypt--History--Protests, 2011-2013

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    • Egypt--History--Demonstrations, 2011-2013
    • Egypt--History--Revolt, 2011-2013
    • Egypt--History--Revolution, 2011-2013
    • Egypt--History--Uprising, 2011-2013
    • Egyptian demonstrations, Egypt, 2011-2013
    • Egyptian protests, Egypt, 2011-2013
    • Egyptian revolt, Egypt, 2011-2013
    • Egyptian revolution, Egypt, 2011-2013
    • Egyptian uprising, Egypt, 2011-2013
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    • found: Work cat.: Guibal, C. L'Égypte de Tahrir, 2011:t.p. (anatomy of a revolution) p. 4 of cover (Jan. 25, 2011, Egypt "explodes"; after 18 days of mobilization, Hosni Mubarak left office on Feb. 11, 2011, after nearly 30 years in power)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed July 28, 2011(2011 Egyptian Revolution; uprising that began Jan. 25, 2011; consisted of a series of demonstrations, marches, acts of civil disobedience, and labor strikes; protesters demanded the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak; uprising took place in Cairo, Alexandria, and other cities; on Feb. 11, Mubarak resigned from office)
    • found: Britannica online, Sept. 9, 2011(Egypt Uprising of 2011: in 2011 a popular uprising forced one of the region's longest-serving and most influential leaders, Pres. Ḥosnī Mubārak, from power. ... In Egypt, demonstrations organized by youth groups, largely independent of Egypt's established opposition parties, took hold in the capital and in cities around the country. Protesters called for Mubārak to step down immediately, clearing the way for free elections and democracy. As the demonstrations gathered strength, the Mubārak regime resorted to increasingly violent tactics against protesters, resulting in hundreds of injuries and deaths. After almost three weeks of mass protests in Egypt, Mubārak stepped down as president, leaving the Egyptian military in control of the country)
    • found: Statesman's yearbook, Aug. 8, 2011(In Jan. and Feb. 2011 he [Mubarak] faced popular protests demanding his resignation. Despite attempts to appease the protesters through various concessions, on the 18th day of unrest Mubarak resigned and handed control to the Armed Forces Supreme Council)
    • found: Wikipedia, Sept. 9, 2011(The 2011 Egyptian revolution: aka Revolution of 25 January; took place following a popular uprising that began on Tuesday, 25 January 2011 and is still continuing as of September 2011. The uprising was mainly a campaign of non-violent civil resistance, which featured a series of demonstrations, marches, acts of civil disobedience, and labour strikes. Millions of protesters from a variety of socio-economic and religious backgrounds demanded the overthrow of the regime of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Despite being predominantly peaceful in nature, the revolution was not without violent clashes between security forces and protesters, with at least 846 people killed and 6,000 injured. The uprising took place in Cairo, Alexandria, and in other cities in Egypt, following the Tunisian Revolution that saw the overthrow of the long-time Tunisian president. On 11 February, following weeks of determined popular protest and pressure, Mubarak resigned from office. ... In Egypt and the wider Arab world, the protests and subsequent changes in the government have generally been referred to as the 25 January Revolution, Freedom Revolution, or Rage Revolution, and less frequently, the Revolution of the Youth, Lotus Revolution, or White Revolution)
    • found: New York times online archive, Aug. 8, 2011(hits in the past 12 months, all qualified by Egypt or Egyptian and 2011: revolt: 10,000+ hits [hit limit]; protests: 1,248 hits; uprising: 534 hits; revolution: 724 hits; other phrases (i.e., riots; demonstrations; rage revolution; revolution of the youth; lotus revolution): 150 or fewer hits; white revolution: 0 hits)
    • found: Lexis/Nexis, Aug. 8, 2011:articles since Jan. 2, 2011 (hit counts, all qualified by Egypt or Egyptian and 2011: protests: 1,715+ hits [hit limit of 1,000 on "Egyptian protests"]; revolution: 1,614 hits [hit limit of 1,000 on "Egyptian revolution"]; uprising: 1,338 hits; revolt: 266 hits; demonstrations: 272 hits; other phrases (i.e., riots; 25 January revolution; freedom revolution; rage revolution; revolution of the youth, lotus revolution; white revolution): fewer than 200 hits)
    • found: Google, Aug. 8, 2011(hit counts, all qualified by Egypt or Egyptian and 2011: protests: 15,940,000 hits; uprising: 3,564,000 hits; revolution: 2,980,000 hits; demonstrations: 1,037,800 hits; revolt: 631,000 hits; riots: 1,037,000 hits; other phrases (i.e., 25 January revolution; freedom revolution; rage revolution; lotus revolution, white revolution): all under 300,000 hits)
    • found: Britannica online, Nov. 30, 2017:Egypt (protests against the Mubārak regime erupted on January 25, 2011; in September was some of the most brutal violence since the protests began; Demonstrators had taken to the streets once again on February 25 [2012], this time to protest the composition of the interim cabinet; On March 5 hundreds of Egyptians stormed offices of the State Security Investigations; protesters who had gathered at the interior ministry building in Cairo to call for reform of the security services were attacked by plainclothes security forces; new tensions emerged after a March 2012 constitutional referendum; army troops repeatedly used force to clear protest sites; December 15, 2012, saw rallies around the country, resulting in some of the largest demonstrations since 2011; Sporadic violent protests against Morsi's rule continued into early 2013; massive anti-Morsi protests around the country on June 30, 2013; August 14 security forces took action to break up Muslim Brotherhood sit-ins in Cairo, killing more than 1,000 over a period of several days while descending on protesters' encampment)
    • found: CIA world fact book online, Nov. 30, 2017:Egypt (Inspired by the 2010 Tunisian revolution, Egyptian opposition groups led demonstrations and labor strikes countrywide, culminating in President Hosni Mubarak's ouster in 2011. Egypt's military assumed national leadership until a new parliament was in place in early 2012; later that same year, Mohammed Morsi won the presidential election. Following often violent protests throughout the spring of 2013 against Morsi's government and the Muslim Brotherhood, the Egyptian Armed Forces intervened and removed Morsi from power in July 2013 and replaced him with interim president Adly Mansour)
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