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15 February 2011 @ 11:58 pm
Nearly missed it ...  
HAPPY BIRTHDAY elissande ! I hope you've had a fabulous one.

And briefly, if anyone is looking for a very good insight into the unfolding of the revolution in Egypt, Salma in the Square is Foreign Correspondent's on-the spot documentary following one of the young anti-Mubarak revolutionaries through the last three weeks. I am not sure if the video (it's only 30 minutes) will be available outside Australia, but the transcript below is. The section when the pro-Mubarak forces stormed the square is particularly terrifying, while the quietly pro-Mubarak shopkeeper who rescued the Australian journalists is inspiring -- and his determined courtesy so very Egyptian.
 
 
 
Corinnaelissande on February 16th, 2011 10:30 am (UTC)
Thank you. :)
It was quiet, but the weekend will be busy.