Tunisia and Egypt: A Tale of Two People

Muhammad Abdul Bari | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Politics
Muhammad Abdul Bari

All hopes from the Arab Spring seem to have evaporated. The so-called Spring has turned into a desert storm. In Egypt politics fell flat and the country resorted to a path of self-destruction within a year of starting a democratic journey. However, in Tunisia the national leadership hung on and refused to succumb to self-destruction...

The Battle for Tahrir

Bel Trew | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK
Bel Trew

As the SCAF has increasingly shown its colours, so the people's demands and chants have changed. The army, no longer perceived as the protectors but instead the new regime, are being held responsible for all violent action against the protesters.

Egyptian Elections are Looming but the Revolution Rages on...

Bel Trew | Posted 02.01.2012 | UK Politics
Bel Trew

On Sunday, Alaa was detained by the military for supposedly 'stealing military weapons' and 'inciting violence' at Maspero, just days after he spoke at Occupy Oakland in America. Today is Maikel Nabil's 73rd day of hunger strike - he is an activist who was imprisoned for writing a blog entitled: 'The people and the army were never one hand'.