Egyptians get a hard lesson in western-style ‘democracy’
June 5, 2012
Last year, Egypt’s collective hopes were high as the Arab Spring was threatening to spread democracy and freedom through the Middle East and North Africa. In reality, the movement has sadly fallen well short of its lofty promises and hopes, bringing instead a re-consolidation of corruption and dictatory rule in Egypt.
A few days ago, Egypt’s ousted leader Hosni Mubarak was sentenced to [...]