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Jul 08

'Tamarod' spreads across the Middle East

Egypt's protest movement inspires copycats in nearby countries.

Photo via Flickr by Zachary Baumgartner

Encouraged by the June 30th ouster of former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, activists in various countries are mobilising in hopes of achieving something similar to the "Tamarod" protests. Social networks have become the planning grounds for campaigns in Tunisia, Syria and Bahrain.