Hosni Mubarak

Maged Daniel (right) fled Egypt with his wife and two children in October 2011, after oppression of Coptic Christians increased with the ouster of dictator Hosni Mubarak. (Credit: CBS)

Egyptian Christians Seek Refuge In U.S. After Oppression Grows

The fall of dictator Hosni Mubarak meant freedom for many Egyptians, but not for the nation’s Christian minority. It’s estimated more than 100,000 Christians fled the increased oppression in Egypt after Mubarak was ousted.

CBS 2–02/21/2012

Egypt Rally on Michigan Avenue

Chicago Egyptians Celebrate Mubarak’s Resignation

The mood was celebratory as 100 people gathered outside the Egyptian consulate, one day after Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigned under pressure.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2011

Egyptian Protests

Egyptian Americans Here Elated As Mubarak Steps Aside

Observers of the revolution in Cairo had been on an emotional rollercoaster for the past few weeks, before the positive news finally came on Friday.

02/11/2011

Demonstrators protest outside the Consulate General of Egypt in Chicago, Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011. Thousands in Egypt have been protesting for five days in a rejection of President Hosni Mubarak. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Protesters Bring Egyptian Crisis To Mag Mile

About 500 protesters brought the crisis in Egypt to the Magnificent Mile, staging an hour-long protest Friday in which they called for free and fair elections.

WBBM Newsradio–02/04/2011

Demonstrators protest outside the Consulate General of Egypt in Chicago, Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011. Thousands in Egypt have been protesting for five days in a rejection of President Hosni Mubarak. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Protests To Resume At Egyptian Consulate

In just a few hours, pro-democracy demonstrators will picket the Egyptian Consulate.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2011

600 Protesters Demonstrate Outside Egyptian Consulate In Chicago

Chicagoans Picket Egyptian Consulate

While people continue to protest in the streets of Egypt, hundreds of Chicagoans were rallying outside of the Egyptian consulate in Chicago Saturday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2011