“One need only look to Egypt’s immediate neighbor, Sudan, and its bloody history, to know where the former may be headed”
“It is quite ironical; but where do those conspiracy theorists go/vanish when we need them most?”
“Watching the Egyptian judiciary acquitting the top police commanders, who were responsible for the killing of almost 900 innocent protesters, is like watching the regime survive the bullet of the revolution and getting back in business, and may be with a vengeance”
“A 15-minute-documentary that revisits the Egyptian uprising, the epic occupy Tahrir square and the toppling of a dictator and explores the arduous road to democracy and the daunting challenges that await the country after the upcoming presidential elections.”
What Mr. Friedman didn’t mention, though I’m sure he is aware of, is the fact that Egypt was, and still is, a police state.
Songwriter/Performer Ramy Essam Sings: ‘Bread, Freedom, Social Justice’; Rappers Protest the ‘Lies of the Military’ against Backdrop of Graphic Images of Security Forces’ Brutality in crushing the Egyptian revolution.
Egypt’s youth tweeted out the 18-day ouster of Hosni Mubarak, and are still reporting the unfinished revolution
“A phone call from the American embassy in Cairo used to be the sure thing to straighten up such a wretched mess. But this time it wasn’t enough.”
“The revolutionary public opinion and demands that were created in Tahrir square needed to be politically purused by revolutionary cadres and leadership.”
Egyptian Blogger and activist Alaa Abd El-Fattah released from prison.
Is it a cause for rejoicing, or is it too late to resuscitate a dying revolution?
“Take away fear, and the battle of Freedom is half won.” – William Ralph Inge: The End of an Age
“we lost the square” one activist tweeted… president Mubarak is due to make a speech any minute now.
“I prefer to live blind but with my head held high.” says Ahmed.
“When Mona Eltahawy sneaked into the street where the fierce scuffles broke out between the pro-democracy protesters and the police forces little did she know that she was taking a leap into the true story of the battle of Egypt revolution.”
“The revolution is not about half measures. It’s about a clean break with the past. Better that such transformation take place through peaceful transition, but take place it must. There’s no other way towards fulfilling the goals of the revolution.”
Prominent Egyptian activists have threatened to call for a general strike, should Egypt’s ruling junta fail to transfer power to a democratically-elected government.
The Egyptian military’s apparent reluctance to relinquish power has raised the spectre of what they did back in 1954
11 movies from Arab world spotlighted at the Washington DC International Film Festival.
As of today we refuse to co-operate with the military prosecution of civilians and we call on all Egyptian citizens to stand with us.
Zahi Hawass, Egyptian ‘Indiana Jones’, Fired