6 april 2008
2008 – Egyptian Revolution Soundtrack
This is a music track I put together in 2008 following the April Mahalla uprising, where I mixed Yann Tiersen’s “Summer ’78” piano piece with anti-Mubarak chants I had recorded previously during Kefaya protests. Finally, the talented photographer/multimedia journalist and friend James Buck added the music track to a slide show of photos, taken by …
Outrage over exoneration of Egypt telecom giants in communications shutdowns
To follow up on this posting, Ahram Online has a good report by Salma el-Wardani, where she reports on how telecommunication companies were not surprised by Mubarak’s orders to shut down services, as they first practiced shutdowns at the request of government officials during the 2008 Mahalla uprising.