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Interview w/ Shimaa Helmy - Egyptian activist, blogger and Tahrir Square camper
by mark
Saturday Nov 12th, 2011 11:45 AM
Shimaa Helmy is an Egyptian human rights activist, blogger, and Tahrir Square camper who is visiting the US. She joined yesterday's Veterans March Against Police Brutality in Oakland, and is speaking at a "Building Solidarity with the Arab Spring" teach-in today (Nov. 12) in Berkeley -
Also today, Occupy Oakland and Occupy San Francisco will rally and march in solidarity with Egypt and to call for an end to military trials of civilians.

Occupy Oakland will rally at 4pm and march at 5pm:

Occupy San Francisco is marching at 3pm:

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by Meaghan LaSala
Thursday Dec 15th, 2011 11:59 AM
Can anyone help me get in contact with Shimaa Helmy? Or know if she's still in the bay area? Or perhaps know of other Egyptian activists/journalists in the bay? Preferably women? I'm looking for someone willing to offer their voice/perspective for a show I'm working on with Making Contact.