Spain’s Tahrir Embracing Egypt’s Tahrir
27 May 2011
Gamila Zahran puts out Arabian Sights, an occasional email letter and I think this one is well worth spreading a little further.
Tahrir Square Spreads to Spain
Placa Tahrir Placa Catalonia in Barcelona. The white sign underneath says it all: “Tunisia, Egypt, Libya! One struggle, ONE fight.”
The center yellow sign says a familiar demand of the Egyptian Revolution: “Down with the Regime, Down with Oppression. Justice Freedom Equality”
55 minutes ago
The activists are demanding the ruling military government quicken the pace of democratic reforms, including rooting out official corruption. They say military-leaders have included too many members of Mubarak’s ruling party in the reform process. …
Tent City ‘Freedom Motel’ in Tahrir Square
A Night in Tahrir Square
Spain’s protesters, people are drawing parelles to “Arab Revolutions”.
Placa Tahrir— “Egypt’s Tahrir Square is an inspiration, and they want to sart a European wave of protest…”
“First, The Arab World, then Madrid, now Athens. Outraged Greek youth is taking its lead from the Arab Spring…”
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