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  1. Middle East Protest Noah Broutman

  2. Hosni Mubarak • Former president of Egypt • Resigned because of protest • President for 30 years • Passed power to military • Stepped down on February 11, 2011

  3. Egyptian Protest • Protest lasted eight days • Protesting because citizens wanted president Hosni Mubarak to step down. • Protestors have been shot by police • Thousands of Protesters

  4. Yemen Protest • 3,000 Protesters • Started February 7, 2011 • Protesting Against President Saleh • President Saleh got rid of the law saying he was president for life, to try to calm down protesters

  5. Muammar Gaddafi • President for 42 years • Vows to fight “to my last drop of blood” • Thinks the protesters are delusional • Told people that they could hurt protesters and they would not be stopped by authorities

  6. Libya Protest • Protesting against President Muammar Gaddafi • Not aloud to fly above the country • Lots of protesters killed • Oil prices have risen up by a lot

  7. Bahrain Protest • Using rubber bullets so protesters don’t get badly hurt • Kids are protesting also • 27 year-old protester killed causing protesters to get furious

  8. Iran Protest • Started after popular uprising in Egypt • Dozens of protesters arrested • Protesters threw rocks, set fires, and chanted anti-government slogans

  9. Algerian Protest • Government got rid of their state of emergency law that has existed since their civil war in 1992 • Protesting got banned, but the people protest anyway • 1000s of protesters fight with police

  10. Fires • Tunisian man committing suicide inspired more than a dozen men to set themselves on fire • Over 3 dozen have set their selves on fire so far

  11. Chinese Protest • Want fore food, work, fairness, and homes • Formed opposition groups

  12. Morocco Protests • Mad at King • Citizens think the king has to much power • Protesting in streets

  13. Ibrahim Dabbashi • U.N. ambassador • Lives in New York • Against Gaddafi ordering protesters to be killed • Thinks a genocide is happening in Libya

  14. References • http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,2045888,00.html • http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/feb/24/libya-benghazi-muammar-gaddafi • http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/middle-east-protest-setting-fire/story?id=12749520 • http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/02/06/egypt-protests-government-talks-press-freedom-martial-law_n_819212.html

  15. References Continued • http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/blog/2011/feb/20/arab-and-middle-east-protests-middleeast • http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/international/countriesandterritories/egypt/index.html