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How Egypt's cyber rebels led charge for free speech

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The future of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's regime remains uncertain amid a popular protest unprecedented in all his 31-years in power. In a country subjected to more than 30 years of State of Emergency laws, the internet has become a unique refuge for democratic discussion and debate. Mediapart editor François Bonnet meets the bloggers and other cyber activists who have, for years, led the charge for free speech in Egypt.

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