Thursday, June 9, 2011

Protest and the signifiers of criminality

For my money, one of the best blogs chronicling the so-called Arab Spring is 3Arabawy. This brief entry documents activists' response Egyptian officials' attempts to brand protestors as "criminals" and "thugs." Cairo's military government, of course, is not the first regime to re-cast grassroots activists as criminal threats in need of policing.

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