From a Distance: Egyptian and Libyan Students Talk about Protests at Home and Pressures Abroad

By Allison Perkins Lemke Newsroom [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3o6p-RLhk8&list=UUFLQVh0K6euwG9BUiMLSJPA&index=5&feature=plcp[/youtube] Egyptian and Libyan UA students find themselves caught in the middle of confusion and controversy surrounding recent protests in their home countries. Ten Egyptian students are enrolled this semester and four Libyan students, according to the International Students and Scholars Fall enrollment report. Because these students are living in […]

Egyptian Students React to Protests

By Allison Perkins Lemke Newsroom UA Egyptian students were shocked and dismayed by protests in Cairo and the lethal violence in Bengzhai, Libya, they said Wednesday. Protests in Cairo were attributed to an American-made video that ridiculed the Islamic prophet Muhammad. Rahma Ali came to the UofA from Cairo less than one month ago. “In […]