Archive for October, 2011

The Surprise of the Revolution

The date of the conference will be determined on the campaign page of al-Hussayni ‘Amir, candidate for the Presidency of the Republic.

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Mubarak’s Name “By Court Order”!!

The Egyptian Middle East News Agency said that an Egyptian appeals court overturned a judgment ruling to remove the name of the former president Hosni Mubarak and his wife Suzanne from schools and streets.

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The Elections Law is Unacceptable

The nationalist forces are waiting until next Saturday morning to put in place a clear vision of this rejection. They may proceed with appealing this law.

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Fifteen Injured in Arba’in Square

The demonstrators of Suez continued their sit-in for the seventeenth [day] since the fourth of this July. The sit-in is centered in Arba’in Square, adjacent to the governorate building.

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The Continuation of the Suez Sit-In

This, and also some political activists, such as councilor Hisham al-Bastawisi, television presenter Buthayna Kamil, artist ‘Amr Wakid, and activist Asma’ Mahfuz, flocked together. All of them expressed solidarity with those holding the sit-in in Arba’in Square [The Square of the Forty] and praised the role of Suez in igniting the January Revolution and the second Revolution of Rage, as activists have dubbed it, which began earlier this month.

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Carlos Latuff, The Revolution’s Illustrator

Most of his cartoons revolve around the Middle East, especially the Palestinian cause and the American invasion of Iraq. Often, they are critical of the United States and Israel, or sympathetic to Arabs and Muslims. In one of his series of cartoons, Latuff portrays Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon, American president George W. Bush, Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, British prime minister Tony Blair, and other politicians as brutes or Nazis.

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Ramadan This Year in the Square

The protestors’ intention to continue the sit-in follows the confusion and bumbling brought on by the decisions and statements made by the cabinet—specifically ‘Isam Sharaf—which has now come to a crisis after a large number of nominees refused to take on ministerial portfolios.

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Six Injured Individuals Return to the Square, and the Strikers Refuse “al-Munira”

Seven participants in the sit-in in Tahrir Square were injured and transferred to al-Munira Hospital after clashes yesterday between protesters and street vendors at the entrance to the square in front of the Egyptian Museum.

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The Retreating Brotherhood

The movements and organizations taking part in the sit-in in the square announced that they will continue their sit-in until the revolution’s goals are realized. They rejected totally suspending the sit-in or ending it, thereby giving in to the claims of the religious groups—the [Muslim] Brotherhood and Salafis—and those who previously decided to organize a “Friday of Stability” along the lines of what the regime’s remnants, thugs, and followers of the deposed president did in Mustafa Mahmud square.

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The Square Today, #8, 22 July

A revolutionary daily from the squares of liberation [tahrir]—distributed by the Union of Egyptian Socialist Youth and the Watan News Network—21 July 2011

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The Revolution of the Martyrs

You may have money (our money) to buy weapons in order to kill us, but we have what is larger and greater than anything in the world, because the lord of the universe protects us and guides us wherever we go. We are steadfast, steadfast, steadfast, and perhaps all the revolutionaries will become martyrs, because whoever is silent about his rights is a mute devil.

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Nomination for the National Presidential Elections: al-Sayyid ‘Abd Allah Hasan Muhammad Khalifa

Based on the 76th article of the Constitution, on Saturday, 3/19/.2011, every Egyptian has the right to run for the national presidency with a simple condition: getting 30 thousand signatures from 15 provinces.

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