The Revolution Taking Place in Egypt

The state of revolution in Egypt is not slowing down by any means.  The principles   of democracy have been spreading like wild fire.  As you may have already seen on the news, protesters have been occupying Cairo’s TahrirSquare fighting for economic fairness and proper political representation since the 25th of January 2011.  Although this resistance aimed to be non-violent, there has been several conflicts between the Egyptian military and the protesters with approximately 846 people being killed and 6,000 injured.  These courageous Egyptian citizens succeeded only on a small scale with the ousting of President Mubarak who was hoarding wealth and not caring for his people.  The sad fact of the matter is that even though the old regime is gone in Egypt, the new military-minded one isn’t that much better or more fair to the people.  The filmmaker of Back to the Square, PetrLom, genuinely feels for the revolution that doesn’t seem to be ending any time soon.  He states,


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