Graffiti being sprayed on a wall as part of the workshop
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Is the writing on the wall for Cairo's graffiti workshops?

The Egyptian Ministry of Culture has set up special workshops in Cairo to teach newcomers how to spray graffiti and murals on the city's streets.

But some established street artists fear that the government-led initiative - which bans the use of abusive language - defeats the original rebellious point of graffiti.

BBC Arabic's Marwa Amer reports.

  • 15 May 2013
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