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Never Forget, Always Remember

“As the cops try to absolve themselves of the crimes they committed two years ago today, remember this. . . .” — Sherief Gaber, 18 November 2013 “@mosireen video challenges the army’s attempt to erase its role in Mohamed Mahmoud massacre. . . .” — Sonali Pahwa, 18 November 2013 Mosireen is an independent media […]

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Prayer of Fear: A Poem by Mahmoud Ezzat

. . . Are we winning? Or in line for slaughter? Is the question shameful? Or is the silence worse? Should we scavenge the spoils? Or count the corpses? Did we open the way? Or is the path destroyed? . . . Mosireen is an independent media collective in Cairo, Egypt.  For more information: ; […]

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June 30: Coup or Revolution?

Just like the army exploited February 11, 2011, they are trying to exploit July 3, 2013.  They did not back the revolution, either time.  They tried to contain it and control its course. . . .  On June 30, masses of people took to the streets with the notion that my enemy’s enemy is my […]

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Why Riot?

. . . This year nobody went out to celebrate the revolution.  Instead we went out to finish what we started in January 2011. . . .  “There’s no food.  Muslim Brothers, liars all!  You tricked us in the name of religion!” . . .  We came out because we had no other choice in […]

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The Right to Education

Introductionby Philip Rizk On September 9th, 2012, thousands of Egyptian teachers from all over the country demonstrated at the Parliament, blocking one of Cairo’s main streets.  “I can’t even feed my kids — how can I teach my students?” one of them yelled into the camera.  “This was not simply a protest for higher wages […]

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Egyptian Workers Speak Out

“What were the reasons for this revolution if not for us to have a voice, to establish our worth, our dignity, to feel like we’re humans, with the right to say yes or no?” Video by Mosireen. | Print

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Our Right to Honorable Work

After 37 days of the strike, the Bticino-Legrand workers’ demands were partially met and they returned to work.  But Islam and his co-workers still haven’t received fixed contracts.  And the management remains the same.  And the laws remain the same — in favor of investors.  Let us realize our right to work with honor.  Let […]

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What Happened to the Heroes of Tahrir?

The 19th of November was another bloody day in the Egyptian Revolution that over the course of the following days turned into a massacre.  After security forces’ attack on a group of demonstrators, tens of thousands flooded back into Tahrir Square, demanding that the Supreme Council step down.  The security forces and military responded with […]

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