Egyptian anti-government protesters celebrate in Cairo after president Hosni Mubarak stepped down on February 11, 2011.

Revolution in Cairo

February 22, 2011 / 53m

Season 2011: Episode 9


FRONTLINE dispatches teams to Cairo, going inside the youth movement that helped light the fire on the streets. We follow the “April 6th” group, which two years ago began making a bold use of the Internet for their underground resistance –tactics that led to jail and torture for many of their leaders. Also in this hour, veteran Middle East correspondent Charles Sennott of GlobalPost lands in Cairo for FRONTLINE to take a hard look at Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood — the most well-organized and powerful of the country’s opposition groups–as a new fight for power in Egypt begins to takes shape. [Explore more stories on the original website for Revolution in Cairo.]

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