Egypt's Popular Committees From Moments of Madness to NGO Dilemmas

El-Meehy, Asya
November 2012
Middle East Report;Winter2012, Issue 265, p29
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the political conditions in Cairo, Egypt and other Egyptian cities during a protest against Muhammad Husni Mubarak, former President of Egypt. It reports that members from different committees participated in the protest against Mubarak. It informs about the framework of Basatin, a political committee of Egypt. The Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) in Egypt prepared a plan to issue license to the committees. It also discusses the political transformation and work of committees after the deposition of Mubarak.


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