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Jihan Hafiz Reporting from Cairo

Collection of Jihan Hafiz’s Coverage

On Shifting Ground: Tensions High As Egypt Names New PM
TRNN Cairo correspondent Jihan Hafiz describes tense mood in Egypt after massacre, excessive force by military leaves many in denial of army's past human rights record

  July 10, 2013

Revolutionary Culture in Cairo
Creative and cultural resistance has played a major role in Egypt's ongoing Revolution

  May 15, 2013

Clashes Erupt as Egyptians Commemorate Mubarak's Ousting
Over a hundred people injured, and one child killed as police violence mars the fall of Mubarak two years ago. Protesters enraged over continued repression vow to stay in the streets.

  February 12, 2013

Sexual Harassment of Women is State Sponsored Say Egyptian Women
Systematic attacks targeting female protesters in Tahrir square have forced an ugly epidemic into the national spotlight.

  February 8, 2013

Constitutional Vote Polarizes Egypt
Unofficial results show central Cairo voted against the constitution while rural regions, where the ruling Muslim Brotherhood wields influence, voted in favor

  December 17, 2012

Egypt's 'Operation Eagle' Attempts to Restore Order in Lawless Sinai
Egypt's 'wild west' has descended into chaos according to the Military Council and newly Elected President Mohammed Morsi following deadly border attacks

  August 11, 2012

Military Police Checkpoints Attacked After Border Violence
Tension remains high in northern Sinai after armed assailants attacked five military checkpoints

  August 9, 2012

Bloodshed Along North Sinai Border Rocks Egypt
Muslim Brotherhood is blaming Israel for the deadly cross-border attack which killed 16 Egyptian soldiers

  August 7, 2012

Clinton Reaffirms Backing of Egypt's Military Junta
As Egypt lurches toward a civilian state, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pays a visit to the country's civilian and military leaders. Clinton avoids blaming military for violent transitional period, despite $1.3 billion dollars in aid to the generals.

  July 16, 2012

Power Struggle in Egypt Pins Muslim Brotherhood Against Military
Egypt's newly elected President Mohammed Morsi and the ruling military junta fight for power through country's highest courts.

  July 11, 2012

Muslim Brotherhood's Mohammed Morsi wins Egyptian Presidency
Revolutionaries separate of the Brotherhood believe, despite the new president, Egypt has a long way to go before democracy as the military junta retains its power.

  June 25, 2012

Protesters Flood Tahrir Square in Anticipation of Election Results
Tens of thousands of protesters packed into Tahrir Square Friday night vowing another uprising if the pro-military candidate Ahmed Shafiq is announced president.

  June 23, 2012

Brotherhood Threatens Uprising as Egypt's Generals Postpone Election Results
Egyptians speculate whether Muslim Brotherhood's candidate Mohammed Morsy or former Mubarak PM Ahmed Shafiq won election after the military junta delays results

  June 21, 2012

Egyptian Military Council Severely Restricts Authority of Newly Elected President
Egypt's military junta issued a constitutional declaration hours before results started coming in. The decree strips the newly elected president as commander of the armed forces, grants the generals legislative powers, and authorizes the army and police to detain anyone.

  June 18, 2012

The Egyptian "Soft Coup"
Jihan Hafiz reports thousands of Egyptians hit the streets rejecting the disbanding of Parliament, as the Egyptian military is moving towards full dictatorship

  June 16, 2012

Egypt Moves Towards Outright Dictatorship
Jihan Hifaz: Supreme Court disbands Parliament and brings back emergency powers; Real News crew temporarily detained

  June 14, 2012

What Men Say to Men Who Harass Women on the Streets (In Arabic)
83% of Egyptian women and 98% of foreign women in Egypt have been sexually harassed. Approximately half of those women face harassment every day.

  June 13, 2012

Egyptian Men and Women Protest Sexual Harassment
After several violent attacks against women in the heart of the revolutionary Tahrir Square, male and female activists organized a protest against an issue that is rarely talked about in Egypt.

  June 11, 2012

Protests Turn Into Occupations Throughout Egypt
For the fourth consecutive day, Egyptians protesting the exoneration of key regime figures have settled into sit-ins

  June 5, 2012

Mubarak Verdict Sparks Nationwide Protests
Tens of thousands of Egyptians retake Tahrir Square after the surprise verdict of their former President and key regime figures. Activists are calling for the reoccupation of Tahrir in a last push before the contested presidential elections to remove the military junta.

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