The protest in Egypt

January 29, 2011

Jan. 29, 2011                        

Haytham Bahoora, assistant professor of Arabic studies in the Asian languages and civilizations department, talks about the current social and political issues contributing to the protests and civil unrest in Egypt and Yemen. Bahoora lived and studied in Cairo and also can comment on modern social and political movements.



Audio Clips

Audio Script

CUT 1    Why this is different than Tunisia.

CUT 2    Why young Egyptians are protesting.

CUT 3    It was only a matter of time before people would rise up and

              protest in the Arab world.

CUT 4    There are a wide range of issues behind the protests.


To interview Bahoora he is best reached by e-mail at