I was interviewed by Phil Butland of Die Linke International.
A video shot on the Friday of Anger, 28 January 2011, at the moment when the first army vehicles started moving into Tahrir via Qasr el-Nil Bridge. In the video you can see and hear cheers from the revolutionaries with great enthusiasm. This didn’t last long. They discovered the army was not coming in to support them, but to support the police. Hence, you can hear the youth shouting: الجيش معاهم! الجيش معاهم! (The army is on their side! The army is on their side!)
Later in the evening, a military jeep was stopped by the revolutionaries and set on fire after the army tried to move into Tahrir, from the opposite side (via Abdel Moneim Riyadh Square) to supply the police with ammo.
Protests are sweeping Sudanese cities over living costs, and are met by brute force, arrests, tear gas and curfews.
This is exactly what Sisi’s police and army are doing in Egypt.
Colombia’s military carried out at least 6,400 extrajudicial killings and presented them as combat deaths between 2002 and 2008, a number significantly higher than previously estimated, a special court said Thursday.AFP
This (Arabic) study is one of the most accurate and detailed reports, I’ve come across, on the evolution of the Egyptian Interior Ministry’s Central Security Forces:في-دهاليز-الأمن-المركزي
UPDATE: I was honored to speak with the author of the study, in a Zoom meeting.
An online talk organized by Die Linke International:
My article for ROAR Magazine.
UPDATE: The article is also available in Russian.
When the working class decided it was time for Mubarak to go.
Interview with KPFA: