Monday, August 15, 2011

Symbol of Egypt's Revolution On Trial For Advocating Revolution

By Barry Rubin

Asmaa Mahfouz, the April 6 Youth Movement leader who said she began the Egyptian revolution with a tweet, has been arrested, charged with inciting violence against the military and insulting the armed forces, and will be tried by a military court. This is, of course, the kind of irony that makes a great article.
Personally, I still believe that the military will be glad when it hands back power to civilians and can return to its real business: making money for the officers.

But what did Mahfouz says that got her arrested? Here it is:

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