"Revolution never shined for women in the first place"
Nevin Öztop from Kaos GL, Turkey sat down for an interview with Egyptian feminist Kholoud Bidak, an activist working for the Nazra for Feminist Studies in Cairo, Egypt. >>>
Not too long ago, the ex.vice-president, Omar Suleiman, used "Muslim Brotherhood" as an "Islamophobic" straw-man in all his interviews during the Jan25 Revolution to scare the whole world of what would happen if Mubarak left. Today, Muslim Brotherhood are using homophobia and xenophobia to attract people's votes like they did before during the constitutional referendum and influenced people to vote "yes"!
Maya Mikdashi writes about the news coverage of the sexual assault on a female CBS reporter in Tahrir Square during the celebrations the day that Husni Mubarak resigned. This coverage has ranged from the disappointing silence of Al-Jazeera to the blatant racism of Fox News. >>>
16/03/2011 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
Hope, freedom, and democracy — these are three words that have little or nothing to do with what’s happening in Egypt at the moment. Yet utterly ignorant newscasters and liberal bloggers seem to equate the situation there to Tiananmen Square — where protesters two decades ago risked life and limb in a face-off with China’s authoritarian leaders. Of course, in China they lost.
Comment by Michael Lucas >>>
In the aftermath of the anti-Mubarak revolution in Egypt, and while many activists and scholars argue in favor of amending articles of the current constitution, one of the most conservative Islamic groups in Egypt is worried that changing certain articles of the constitution may be used to legalize homosexuality in the country. >>>
. . . I’m making this video to give you one simply message: We want to go down to Tahrir Square on January 25. If we still have honor and want to live with dignity on this land, we have to go down on January 25. We’ll go down and demand our rights, our fundamental human rights... These are the words of Asmaa Mahfouz, a 26 year old woman whose Jan. 18 blog is said to have helped mobilize the million that turned up in Cairo and the thousands in other cities on Jan 25. >>>