FDL Movie Night: Words of Witness

By: Monday June 18, 2012 5:00 pm

Watching Mai Iskander’s film Words of Witness as the reports filtered in of the Egyptian presidential election results was somewhat surreal, a word the film’s Heba and her family also find descriptive of the situation in their homeland as the initial joy of Mubarak’s resignation becomes the much longer struggle to build democracy – or perhaps to continue wresting democracy from the hands of the regime.


Saturday in the Egyptian Streets

By: Saturday January 29, 2011 2:44 am

You can watch live at the FDL link to the Al Jazeera English news – click here to go to our full coverage of the Revolution in the streets of Egypt and you can sign on to our petition to Congress to end military aid to Mubarak by clicking here.

Egypt Erupts in Calls for Change

By: Wednesday January 26, 2011 5:05 pm

Reports are coming fast and furious from the streets of Egypt where thousands protested yesterday and again today.

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