“I really don’t care much if the whole world called it a military coup, though it’s not, as long as Egypt rids itself of the nightmare of the Islamists and the MB rule.”Read more "Egyptians did what Germans should’ve done long ago"
Watch my short video, one minute plus, in which I have tried to visually sum up the story of the Egyptian revolution 2011-2013Read more "The Egyptian"
“Several documentaries are now being released about the Arab Spring, many focusing on ground zero for the protests, Cairo’s Tahrir Square”Read more "Documenting the Arab Spring: Tahrir Square on Film"
“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”Read more "Mubarak’s Verdict: A Revolution Back To Square One"
Egypt’s youth tweeted out the 18-day ouster of Hosni Mubarak, and are still reporting the unfinished revolutionRead more "Egypt Revolution – Tweets from Tahrir(Video)"
“The revolutionary public opinion and demands that were created in Tahrir square needed to be politically purused by revolutionary cadres and leadership.”Read more "On Its First Anniversary: Egypt Revolution Continues"
“Take away fear, and the battle of Freedom is half won.” – William Ralph Inge: The End of an AgeRead more "The Last and Gloomy Pages of Egypt revolution."
“we lost the square” one activist tweeted… president Mubarak is due to make a speech any minute now.Read more "Egypt’s Activists Bid Farewell to the Revolution"
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.Read more "Inside the Egyptian Revolution"
“I prefer to live blind but with my head held high.” says Ahmed.Read more "Ahmed Harara, Blind Hero of Egypt’s Revolution"
Pepper spray or rubber bullets, two different tactics but both serve the same purpose, to Silence dissent.Read more "Occupy Tahrir Square vs. Occupy America"
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.Read more "Egyptians Warn of Strike Over Military Junta"
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.Read more "Occupy Wall Street and The Tahrir Lesson"
“Two-time Oscar winner Sean Penn makes surprise appearance at today’s Tahrir Square protest”Read more "Sean Penn takes part in Egypt’s Tahrir demo"