Egyptian women organize to protect themselves from sexual violence during protests in Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Also, how farming fits into the immigration reform equation. Plus, a dose of rock music from Swedish band Graveyard.
Egyptian general Abdel Fattah al-Sisi warned about a possible “collapse of the state.” His warning comes amid a wave of protests and violence that’s left more than 50 people dead.
The renewed protests in Cairo’s Tahrir Square have been followed by new reports of sexual violence against women there.
The Pentagon’s decision to lift the ban on women in combat may be a case of regulations catching up to reality. Women have long served in roles where they face the same dangers as front-line combat soldiers.
A community organization that aims to improve living conditions in the slums of Kolkata, India, takes an unusual approach. It relies on local children to hold elders and political leaders accountable.
As the immigration reform battle begins, farmers are clamoring for policies that would ease hiring workers, while workers are demanding more rights. Reporter Adrian Florido reports from California.
Initial reports from Timbuktu suggested that tens of thousands of priceless documents had been destroyed when Islamist rebels burned down the city’s Ahmed Baba Institute as they fled. However, it now appears that locals saved at least some of the documents.
For Tuesday’s Geo Quiz, were catching up with Cuba expert Christopher Baker, who is leading one of the first ever group motorcycle tours across Cuba. The trek is from Havana to Guantanamo.
A man was recently robbed of his dreadlocks at a South African night club. It’s believed that the man’s dreads were stolen to feed a growing demand for human hair extensions.