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Locals examine newspapers with reports and pictures of street protests in Cairo.

Jan. 27, 2011

Following the wave of democratic fervor from Tunisia, Egyptians took to the streets in unprecedented numbers. Now, security forces are cracking down. Egyptian-born Ahmed Rehab, executive director of the Chicago chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), is there. He tells us what he's seen. And on Global Activism, we discuss the Peace Corps with several former volunteers. The organization celebrates its 50th anniversary this year and its first director, Sargent Shriver, passed away earlier this month.