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It will probably only much later that we will understand what a pivotal role the peaceful protests in Tahrir square played for the transformation of an entire region which is still developing.  
We find it special to experience these events in Egypt. It is, however, not our first such experience. In 1998 we lived in Jakarta and experienced the fall of Suharto, 2nd president of Indonesia (1967-1998). We moved to Macedonia, just when the Kosovo war started. We also experienced the civil war...
The Egyptian religious establishment adhered to its position of favoring stability and opposing the spread of chaos and sabotage. It has also supported the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces and the five communiqués it has issued since it took over following the stepping down of President Ḥusnī...
As so many many also Worldvision called us for information. But providing information does not always result in reporting that we would agree to. We introduced Worldvision to a medical doctor who is a good friend of ours. This is what they reported:   Weeks of protests in Egypt in the midst of...
Editor: Dr. Nagia Abdelmoghney Said is a longtime member of the board of the Egyptian Moral Rearmament Association, an Egyptian peace movement with Muslim and Christian members. The Egyptian MRA is part of Initiatives of Change in Europe.    
Editor: Text of the speech of a leading Coptic intellectual at Tahrir Square.   When the 'Prince of Poets' Ahmad Shawqī returned to the homeland from exile in 1920 following the end of the events of the 1919 revolution, he addressed the following verses to the nation:   My nation I have met you...
Yesterday, we saw a lot of young people sweeping the sidewalk along the Corniche near Tahrir Square.  Today other young people are cleaning our street too, but just sweeping up the dust on the sidewalk, not really collecting the garbage .  Meanwhile, the uniformed street sweepers were sitting on...
Editor: Many Egyptians have expressed concerns about the continuation of demonstrations following the resignation of president Mubarak because the demonstrations in the past weeks have cost Egypt billions. Ongoing demonstrations would make the financial consequences for the country even graver. The...
As part of its interaction with the protests and demonstrations, the Muslim Brotherhood group issued a statement in which it said that the regime’s reaction to popular demands will determine how long the dialogue will last. This was a reference to the dialogue to which Vice President ‘Umar Sulaymān...
Statement of the Anna Lindh Foundation   Alexandria; 13 February 2011: The Anna Lindh Foundation considers of historical importance the events which are taking place in the Euro-Mediterranean region, and particularly the democratic change which has been undertaken by the people of Egypt after 18...

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