Middle East

Graffiti Becomes Political Weapon on Cairo Streetsi
X
January 24, 2014 11:59 PM
Since the 2011 uprising that overthrew Hosni Mubarak, Cairo’s walls have become its canvas. Egyptian artists are using their city’s walls to express everything from calls to revolution to outrage over sexual harassment. Sebastian Meyer reports for VOA. (Photos by Mia Grondahl/'Revolution Graffiti')

Graffiti Becomes Political Weapon on Cairo Streets

Published January 24, 2014

Since the 2011 uprising that overthrew Hosni Mubarak, Cairo’s walls have become its canvas. Egyptian artists are using their city’s walls to express everything from calls to revolution to outrage over sexual harassment. Sebastian Meyer reports for VOA. (Photos by Mia Grondahl/'Revolution Graffiti')


You May Like

Conflicts Engulf Christians in Mideast

Research finds an increase in faith-based hostilities, and Christians are facing persecution in a growing number of countries in the region More

Chinese Americans: Don’t Call Us 'Model Minority'

Label points to collective achievement, but some say it triggers resentment, unrealistic expectations More

Iran Bolsters Phone, Internet Surveillance

Does increased monitoring suggest the government is nervous? More