Some Operation Egypt updates


‘Welcome to the lions of Almaza’: Neighborhood patrols defend a Cairo in flux
Photos and videos from Tunisia and Egypt. Music from Asian Dub Foundation, “History of now”
A GUIDE: How not to say stupid stuff about Egypt…
LESSON: Old tech aids Egyptian protests…
Wikileaks Cables: Mubarak had planned to name Soliman as VP since at least 6/15/05…
You can’t spell Mubarak without Barak..
VIDEO: Ron Paul on Revolution in Egypt…
Chris Matthews supports Mubarak: “He is the George Washington of peace over there” /facepalm
Egypt army will defend the freedom of the Egyptian people…
Egypt gears for gigantic protest…
MAP…

2 Comments
  1. Fact: over 75% of Egyptian women have gone through Female Genital Mutilation. Source:
    http://www.unicef.org/egypt/media_4115.html

    Fact: Egyptian television is rife with racist, misogynistic, and anti-semetic programs. Sources:
    http://www.memritv.org/content/en/all_clips/0/0/0/63/0/index.htm
    http://www.memri.org/subject/en/229.htm

    Question: if these notions represent what the general public truly believes, won’t an Egyptian democracy transform them into laws? It is, after all, what the people want – and that’s what democracy is all about.

    1. More fearmongering.

      Those fucked up practices you link to are perfectly backwards and you are correct to point them out, but to imply that the democratic reforms being called for now would lead to increased subjugation of women is totally unfounded fearmongering.

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