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Protesters demonstrate at Tahrir Square in Cairo

Protesters demonstrate at Tahrir Square in Cairo June 22, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

 

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Britain Eakin
Britain Eakin

Britain Eakin received her BA in Peace and Conflict Education from the University of Hawaii Manoa. She is a dual MA student in Journalism and Middle Eastern and North African Studies at the University of Arizona, and a Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellow. During spring semester of 2012, Britain worked with Arizona Public Media as a radio intern, and produced stories about the Arab Spring, the Iranian nuclear issue, and Islam. Britain studied Arabic in Fes, Morocco in 2011 as part of the Critical Languages Scholarship Program. In 2009, she wrote for Palestinian NGO Miftah in the West Bank, and in 2008 she studied Middle East Studies at Galilee International Management Institute in Nahalal, Israel. She is currently based in Cairo, Egypt.

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