Thursday, October 10, 2013

Unrest in Egypt – v3

There is trouble in that ancient land
so important to the world
unrest in Egypt
people taking to the street
it is time to speak

All of us complacent
if we do not join with them
calling for his ouster
for their power to be taken
for this to end

Edited October 10, 2013
Unrest in Egypt – v3
February 11, 2011
Unrest in Egypt
a prayer for Egypt
and see
A Prayer for the People of Egypt (February 3, 2011)
by Safiyah Fosua
on the transformations since the beginning of January -
all the protests in Egypt, Yemen, Bahrain, Tunisia, Algeria, Libya, Oman,
Jordan, Iran, Iraq, Palestinian Territories, Djibouti, Mauritania, Senegal, etc.
especially the resignation of Hosni Mubarak
February 11, 2011
and the jubilance in Tahrir Square
versus the bloodshed in Bahrain and Libya, etc.
February 18, 2011
hearing claim by President Obama 2/15/2011
in a news conference that when history books tell it
we will be seen as being on the right side of history
in how the United States responded
Post on Twitter by Wael Ghonim
“Our Revolution was like Wikipedia”
February 14, 2011
Post on Twitter by Wael Ghonim
 “This is Revolution 2.0: No one was a hero because everyone was a hero.
February 13, 2011

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