By Nadia Oweidat
Kefaya was once an indigenous circulation for political reform prepared in overdue 2004 towards the regime of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. This exam of Kefaya's delivery, accomplishments, and decline is predicated on an research of the paintings of Egyptian students and Arabiclanguage media studies (including on-line and new media), in addition to based interviews with individuals linked to and observers of Kefaya and the Muslim Brotherhood.
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