Unfinished Revolution from Solidarity to Tahrir Square

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Adam Michnik & Yasmine El Rashidi
“It’s been twenty-five years since the ultimate victory of the Solidarity movement in Poland, a revolution that ultimately led to the fall of communism. Adam Michnik, a Solidarity activist jailed by the Polish communist regime for his dissident activities, and now among Poland’s most prominent public figures, discusses the legacy of that revolution with Yasmine El Rashidi, a young intrepid Cairo-based journalist whose essays and articles on the (unfinished) Egyptian revolution were nominated for an Amnesty International Media Award. Can a velvet revolution offer any useful lessons to a bloody one?

http://yasminerashidi.com/index.php?/the-battle-for-egypt/the-battle-for-egypt/

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