“Several documentaries are now being released about the Arab Spring, many focusing on ground zero for the protests, Cairo’s Tahrir Square”
“Aliaa Elmahdy, the 20-year-old college student was there, chanting with the Tahrir comrades songs of liberty while passionately beholding what she thought the dawn of her freedom.”
An Interview with Dr. Ashraf Ezzat
By Angie Tibbs,Co-Editor of Dissident Voice / December 5th, 2011
Dr. Ashraf Ezzat, medical doctor and journalist (Pyramidion) was one of hundreds of thousands Egyptians occupying Tahrir Square in late January/early February of 2011. Ten months later Egyptian people are once again back on the streets despite a deadly crackdown by security forces. I interviewed Dr. Ezzat via e-mail about the revolution then and now.
The state television in Egypt aired pictures of three American students who, according to Egypt interior ministry sources, were arrested by the police last Monday on rioting charges.
On Nov. 11, the Occupy Wall Street General Assembly agreed to send a delegation of twenty members to Egypt to participate in monitoring, in a symbolic way, the first post-Mubarak parliamentary election due to take place on November 28th.
We hope the American youths currently steering “occupy Wall Street” have learned the Tahrir square lesson and that they will take the necessary precautions not to let their uprising get hijacked.
“There was much more to this unique Tahrir square phenomenon than just bread and butter, … there were popular demands to restore a lost dignity.”
“Two-time Oscar winner Sean Penn makes surprise appearance at today’s Tahrir Square protest”
‘Ahmad A-Shahat says he ‘insisted on climbing on the roof and take down the flag of the Zionist entity because that was one of the goals of the revolution – to depose Mubarak and all his friends, among them the Zionist entity’
Mubarak has betrayed his country and his people and he should have appeared before a supreme court and charged with crimes of high treason.
The Egyptian revolution was not followed by a revolutionary political concept nor a revolutionary command
“To every action there is always opposed an equal reactionAnd to every revolution there is often plotted a counter revolution…” via Egyptians are Back in Tahrir Square to Block a Counter Revolution.
“ Just when the Palestinians in Gaza thought they were facing this new Israeli attacks alone and with their backs against the wall, they found out they forgot, over the years, that they had brothers in Egypt who are willing not only to accompany them in their struggle against Israel but to protect their backs …
Millions of people cant be wrong.. Millions of people cant do wrong.. Millions of people cant go wrong when they are joined as one in front of forces of corruption and hypocrisy via Dr. Ashraf Ezzat reporting from Egypt; One For All, And All For One.
The Tahrir Square as the Tiananmen square in china will be a memorial place for the noble and courageous struggle of young generation for FREEDOM. via Dr. Ashraf Ezzat Reporting from Egypt; Free And Proud at Last.