Egyptian General Defends 'Virginity Checks' on... →
theatlantic: During a March 9, nearly a month after Hosni Mubarak resigned, the Egyptian military targeted the demonstrators in Tahrir Square, arresting nearly 149 people. An Amnesty International report published weeks later claimed female demonstrators were beaten, given electric shocks, strip-searched, threatened with prostitution charges, and forced to submit to virginity checks. Maj. Amr...
They wait to see who wins and then support them.– Ahmed Maher on the U.S. administration’s reaction to the Arab Spring in a New York Times article.
Literary Journalism Finds New Platforms →
Try to make them understand what a democratic state means. ..And explain that...– From an April 6 Youth Bulletin in Tahrir Square, posted on the website Tahrir Documents.
This is one of the cool effects on the iPad version of The Instigators, which is out today!
Part of the problem with debating at long-form’s future, I think, is that...– A New take on Narrative Nonfiction - Interview with Evan Ratliff from DigitalBookWorld.com.
On June 6, 2010, a 28-year-old businessman named Khalid Mohamed Said was seated...– An excerpt of David Wolman’s “The Instigators” is available via The Atlantic. The story is now available for Kindle. Watch for the release on other platforms very, very soon.
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The Instigators now available on Kindle
David Wolman’s epic tale of the digital activists behind the Egyptian revolution just went live on Amazon: http://amzn.to/jfSrTa
Writing has entered its punk rock phase.– Susan Orlean in an interview with BU Today.