Monday, April 6, 2009
Tunrout in Egypt's General Strike: Apathetic or Afraid?
Analysts disagree as to whether the protest's dismal turnout was due to apathy (of which Americans are probably the most guilty, since unlike in the Egyptian case mass protests in the US could bring about some response other than police massacres) or fears of reprisals. AFP is reporting small demonstrations and a few arrests, but nothing substantial.
Posted by Bint Al-Beltway at 2:23 PM