Monthly Archives: August 2013

Encountering Peace: In defense of democracy

A protester who opposes Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, is seen through a flag, on which the word Egyptian is inscribed, as she chants slogans during a demonstration against Mursi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood at Tahrir Square in Cairo,

In Egypt, democracy is fighting to save democracy. It is a lesson well worth observing because there are other parts of the region which are calling for the same thing. Right next door to us in Gaza there are young people adopting the Tamarod (the movement in Egypt behind the June 30 revolution) who call for an uprising against Hamas. We should all hope that they are successful. read more

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