“Several documentaries are now being released about the Arab Spring, many focusing on ground zero for the protests, Cairo’s Tahrir Square”
“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.”
Egypt’s youth tweeted out the 18-day ouster of Hosni Mubarak, and are still reporting the unfinished revolution
“The revolutionary public opinion and demands that were created in Tahrir square needed to be politically purused by revolutionary cadres and leadership.”
“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.
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.
“I prefer to live blind but with my head held high.” says Ahmed.
Pepper spray or rubber bullets, two different tactics but both serve the same purpose, to Silence dissent.
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.
A letter from Cairo to the Occupy movements and other solidarity movements.
Occupy Wall Street & Occupy London respond.
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.
“Two-time Oscar winner Sean Penn makes surprise appearance at today’s Tahrir Square protest”
Mubarak has betrayed his country and his people and he should have appeared before a supreme court and charged with crimes of high treason.
Only a criminal regime could allow such criminal acts to dominate and terrorize innocent people with impunity. via Dr. Ashraf Ezzat: All the President’s Men in Egypt.