Live from Cairo: From Tahrir to the Muslim Brotherhood | Commentary
On Tuesday, January 25, 2011, the people of Egypt led a campaign of non violent civil resistance against the 30 year regime of dictator, President Hosni Mubarak.
Hany Ghoraba, a journalist, businessman and political analyst in Cairo, describes on live audio, the years preceding, during and up to present Egypt, focusing on The Egyptian Revolution:
On February 11, 2011, Mubarak resigned after demonstrations turned violent with clashes between security forces and protesters.
Amnesty International and The Egyptian Organization For Human Rights have documented extensive cases of human rights abuses such as torture, killing and forced virginity tests under the regime of Mubarak between 1993-2007, including the 2011-2012 revolution when SCAF [Supreme Council of Armed Forces] were granted rule over Egypt.
In June, 2012, Egypt will elect a new President.
Topics discussed in live audio : The Muslim Brotherhood, The National Day of Police, The Friday of Fury, SCAF, Tahrir, Khaled Said, Hosni Mubarak, Emergency Law, the 2011-2012 elections, and the culture, history and strength of the people of Egypt.