TITLE

On the Arab Street, Rage Is Contagious

AUTHOR(S)
Hauslohner, Abigail
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Time International (Atlantic Edition);2/7/2011, Vol. 177 Issue 5, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the civil uprising against Egypt's autocratic ruler and U.S. ally Hosni Mubarak. According to the author, Egypt's uprising is similar to the Jasmine Revolution in Tunisia which was encouraged by posts on social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. Topics include Egypt's high unemployment rate, an overview of what led to the spontaneous eruption of protests by Egyptians that is called the Day of Wrath, and the reaction of the Egyptian police to the protesters.
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