12 Feb '11, 6am

How Cyber-Pragmatism Brought Down Mubarak: Source: The Nation, 11 Feb 2011 What caused the uprising in Egypt tha...

How Cyber-Pragmatism Brought Down Mubarak: Source: The Nation, 11 Feb 2011 What caused the uprising in Egypt tha...

In recent days, a young Google employee from Cairo named Wael Ghonim has emerged as the hero of the protest movement. Ghonim—who was arrested on January 28 and secretly detained until February 7—was the then-anonymous founder of the “We Are All Khaled Said” Facebook page that initially called for and organized the January 25 protest. The page, which honors a 28-year-old from Alexandria who was pulled out of an Internet café and beaten to death by police who suspected him of releasing videos of police corruption online, was launched over six months ago. What started as a campaign against police brutality grew into an online hub for young Egyptians to share their frustrations over the abuses of the Mubarak regime. Among the active early participants in the “We Are All Khaled Said” community were human rights activists and dissident bloggers, many of whom knew one another and...

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