This blog post(LINK) on Youth Journalism International is a first hand account from 17 year old Jessica Elsayed on the situation in her home town of Alexandria. It is pretty inspiring to hear of people spontaneously organising to defend themselves from antisocial elements, both police and criminal, as a community whilst at the same time fighting to oust the dictator who has ruled over them for the last three decades. Read the rest of this entry
An amazing video from yesterday’s insurrection against the Egyptian government.
“We will not be silenced, whether you’re a Christian, whether you’re a Muslim , whether you’re an atheist, you will demand you goddamn rights, and we will have our rights, one way or the other! We will never be silenced!”
It seems that last night president Mubarak managed to completely miss the point when he said that he will fire the entire government and appoint a new one. As if that will make a difference.
Solidarity to the people of Egypt.