A Prayer by Naguib Mahfouz from Echoes of an Autobiography, translated by Denys Johnson-Davies I was less than seven years old when I said a prayer for the revolution. One morning I went to my primary school escorted by the maid. I walked like someone being led off to prison. In my hand was a copybook, … Continue reading ثورة
"I must confess, my friends, the road ahead will not always be smooth. There will be still rocky places of frustration and meandering points of bewilderment. There will be inevitable setbacks here and there. There will be those moments when the buoyancy of hope will be transformed into the fatigue of despair. Our dreams will sometimes … Continue reading Democratization and the Will of the People
"Mubarak loyalists" my ass... If Hosni actually wanted to "defend Egypt's safety and stability and its people's wishes" he would be on a plane. Sending out hired thugs to "counter-protest" and incite violence does not reflect the wishes of Egyptians, it reflects and mirrors the last 30 years of your reign. Ya Mubarak, don't plant … Continue reading khalas.
Reading this article, my first response is the message of this song, Ella's Song, by Sweet Honey in the Rock: