Zimbabwe to Egypt: Reflections from Tahrir Square: Part 2


2012 is here. 2011 is gone and oh what an interesting year it was. One that gave birth to a spring of consciousness; birthed the Arab Spring in which Tunisia and Egypt successfully toppled their presidents although all evidence on the ground indicates that the struggle to topple the regimes that these individual leaders had… Read More Zimbabwe to Egypt: Reflections from Tahrir Square: Part 2

Of bloggers, activists, expectant mothers and military rulers: Free Alaa!!!


Throughout the time I spent in Egypt, one recurrent question from people outside Egypt struck me the most: Had the Revolution brought about any meaningful change? My very first impressions upon arriving in Egypt were that indeed the Revolution had changed many things. I had read about the Mubarak regime which sounded pretty much like… Read More Of bloggers, activists, expectant mothers and military rulers: Free Alaa!!!