Friday, January 25, 2013

Sharif Abdel Kouddous: On Egyptian Revolution’s 2nd Anniversary, Protesters’ Demands Mostly the Same

Democracy Now!

"Two years ago, thousands of Egyptians filled Tahrir Square sparking the revolution that brought down dictator Hosni Mubarak. We go to Cairo to speak with Democracy Now! correspondent Sharif Abdel Kouddous, who joins us live from a protest march back to Tahrir. "We hear many of the same chants that we heard two years ago — bread, freedom and social justice — and for the downfall of the regime that they see has continued two years after Mubarak’s ouster," Kouddous says. "The difference between what is happening now and two years ago is there is a lot less unity and a much more polarized country."....."

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