Why Tahrir II is also a criticism to the elections
by Wilhelm Langthaler
Actually so far never before Egyptians have been allowed to contest free and fair elections. After the toppling of Mubarak it is only too understandable that the population is keen to enjoy its newly acquired rights. But why, then, millions are taking to the streets and rallying at the famous Tahrir right before these elections?
Association for anti-imperialist voluntary work - the art of resistance
The name comes from a very ancient Arab root, with many meanings: samda means a rock firmly planted in the earth; mismâd is a camel which goes on giving milk in a drought.
An eye witness account from Tahrir and a call for solidarity
Muna, a Tahrir activist
I am since 4 days in the middle of shooting and nerve gas, here in Bab El Louq square, 5 minutes behind Tahrir square, close to the Ministry of Interior. Right out of my window, I can see the fire of the guns and the gas cartouches and the motor cycles that take the injured out of the battle bringing them to the field hospitals, one after the other... hour by hour, day and night...
Egyptian revolution to continue
Currently we are witnesses of the brutal repression against the Tahrir square democracy movement. So far several dozen activists have been killed and thousands wounded. Why the ruling military council lashes out so heavy-handedly right before the start of the parliamentary elections?
International Committee of the Global March towards Jerusalem
On 30 March 2012, from all continents we will converge and gather along the Palestinian borders with Jordan, Egypt, Syria and Lebanon, with the participation of delegations joining us from every country in the world in a peaceful march towards Palestine.