Tag: Tahrir Square
A video artist draws on news footage, historical videos, Fela Kuti, Slavoj Žižek, Lewis Carroll, and others to reflect on Tahrir Square two years after #Jan25.
Photographer Julien Chatelin’s images capture Egypt’s surreal and absurd rural landscape; a road that leads to nowhere.
A year after the Arab Spring, Egyptian voters must choose between a Mubarak minister and a Muslim Brotherhood candidate. How did we get from Tahrir Square to here?
Egyptian novelist and activist Ahdaf Soueif on when she knew the revolution would succeed, the role Al Jazeera and social networking played, and the irresponsible reporting on Lara Logan’s attack.
For over 30 years, we gave Egypt the shaft, because it was in our national interest to do so. Now it’s time for Egypt to find out where its own interests are, without a strongman leading the way. The country has a difficult and terrible road to walk.