posted on Jul, 31 2011 @ 03:35 PM
Yes, the very same young people who ousted a President in 18 days, and a PM in 5, now find themselves at the booted feet of their former protectors,
the Egyptian Army.
During a broadcast of "This American Life," the new regime is exposed for its brutality, its treachery, and its new judiciary, made up of military
According to the story, "Ali" has posted his story and that of many others, on Facebook. It tells the story of how he came to be identified as a
"thug" and targeted under that assumption, which is a powerful label in any culture, but especially meaningful in Egypt. The youths who worked
hand-in-hand with the Army during the revolution were rounded up, beaten (to attain the thuggish look), and then tried in kangaroo courts broadcast on
television. It is strong proof for his story, and apparently, as many as 7000 of his fellows have also been treated in a similar fashion.
Thuggery is now a punishable, albeit necessarily vague, crime in Egypt:
It is to make sure revolution will not take root, nor happen again anytime soon.
FYI, the first story on the broadcast is about a gang taking over a Mexican town, and the citizens being happier for it. Unbelievable.
31-7-2011 by Copperflower because: (no reason given)