This piece is an excerpt from david wolman's exclusive, riveting account of the digital underpinings of the egyptian revolution and the activists. This chapter examines the role of youth movements and youth activists in the making and the unfolding of the january 25 revolution while recognizing that. Since january 25th the egyptian masses self-organised themselves into it remains a popular demand of the revolution until this day workers. This paper analyses the challenges confronting egyptian women during the transition government of the muslim brotherhood (mb) it provides.
The egyptian revolution of 2011, locally known as the january 25 revolution and as the egyptian revolution of dignity began on 25 january 2011 and took. The funeral of shaimaa al-sabbagh, an activist at the socialist popular alliance party (spap), in alexandria, egypt on january 25, 2015. Yet for most of my time here, i would have predicted a very different exit for him than the dramatic events of the 25 january revolution. Days after a popular uprising in tunisia, known as the jasmine revolution, forced pres zine al-abidine key events in egypt: 1952 to january 25, 2011 1952.
The 25 january 2011 revolution was ignited by neither army officers nor opposition political forces rather it started by small groups of patriotic young egyptians. January 25 last year marked the beginning of protests that three days later turned into a full-scale uprising against mr mubarak's rule when he. Egyptian revolution, it is worth elaborating on the economic, social, and political circumstances of egypt prior to the 25th of january revolution a economic. But is the egyptian revolution any closer to ending the state's tyranny was it launched on 25 january 2011, national police day, when we. Ketchley, neil (2014) contentious politics and the 25th january egyptian revolution phd thesis, the london school of economics and political science ( lse.
The 25th revolution on both of local culture and environmental behavior during revolution began on 25 january, the day of revolt, when tens of thousands of. President abdel fattah al-sisi said on wednesday that the 25 january revolution was a turning point in egypt's history, as it gave hope to. It's easy to overlook the importance of civil resistance savviness when talking about the protests that forced the hand of power in egypt. Egypt's 25 january revolution remains one of the greatest political events of the past century in the arab world and perhaps beyond despite all.
The term “counter-revolution” evokes a straightforward contestation of political claims in a revolutionary situation but contestation is not a. Instead of looking forward to the great promises of the january 25 uprising, hopes of egyptians today are limited. A crowd of demonstrators walks through cairo on january 25, 2011, the 2011 revolution in egypt started with marches, demonstrations and.
Mohamed elagati focus on the egyptian civil society after the revolution access to the article mohamed elagati is a political science researcher and director. A growing number of recent studies on the egyptian revolution attribute its beginning to a set of socio-economic and political factors on the. Ha hellyer looks at how the june 30 uprising in egypt was related to the january 25 revolution, and whether the more recent uprising was a. How a series of contingencies walked us to the revolution on tuesday, january 25, 2011, young mohamed stood in trepidation and anxiety.
Caricature and the revolution of 25 january 2011 4 conclusion notes 'there is something in the spirit of egyptians that is unique, profound and light-hearted. The january 25 revolution, as egyptians call it, is the fourth egyptian revolution in the last 130 years the modern egyptian national movement. During 18 extraordinary days in early 2011, millions of egyptians rose up against police brutality, poverty and the relentless repression of their. After the 25 th january revolution, the egyptian organization for human rights asked the attorney- general to conduct an urgent investigation.