All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘revolution’

Mubarak steps down on a momentous day after 18 days of protest

I’m watching the jubilation on Al Jazeera Television on the laptop as they celebrate Hosni Mubarak’s resignation from the presidency, the end of three decades of a dictatorship that has left the majority of Egyptians disenfranchised. All I can think as I see the crowds in Tahrir Square lighting firecrackers and cheering in unison is I wish I was there …

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My first blog: Egypt on the verge of change

The revolution in Egypt is exciting to watch because it invokes the idealist in all of us. But what lies ahead for the Egyptian people? Will they become casualties of a more brutal government like Afghans and Iranians did after their revolutions in the 1970s?

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