Monday, February 21, 2011

'Nuff said

(Taking context-optional note of thought-provoking quotes)

'I have never felt as at peace and as safe as I did during those days in Tahrir. There was a sense of coexistence that overcame all of the problems that usually happen - whether religious or gender based.'

-- Mona Seif (above left), a 24-year-old researcher who helped organize demonstrations in Cairo that led to the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. (Prior IntLawGrrls posts.) Seif was quoted in an Al Jazeera English article and video entitled "Women of the revolution" by Fatma Naib (right). The item appeared amid news of continuing political unrest -- and some violent crackdowns against same -- in countries including Algeria, Bahrain, Iran, Libya, Morocco, and Yemen.

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