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    The Facebook Girl and The Poet

    Author Hamdy El-Gazzar constructs a narrative based around two key players in the Egyptian Revolution: the “Facebook girl”, who rallied people to gather in Tahrir Square”, and a forgotten poet who re-discovers poetry after decades of silence.

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    Freedom of Speech Roundup

    This week, literary greats on censorship; Cuban dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez arrested; portraits of Burmese activist; anti-cybercrime law sparks protests in Philippines; UN passes journalist safety resolution; and news from Cambodia, Malaysia.

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