Article Image
News Link • World News

Emotions of a Reluctant Hero Galvanize Protesters

CAIRO — The television host narrated the pictures of the dead protesters on the screen, young men with sweet smiles whom she compared to roses in a garden.
“They went out only for the sake of Egypt,” said the host, Mona el-Shazly. “They said what the previous generations couldn’t do, we can do.”

Her guest was the newly freed Google executive and activist Wael Ghonim. He is a tech-savvy organizer of the antigovernment protests, secretly detained by the authorities as demonstrations gathered force. But faced with the toll of the uprising, he was overwhelmed.


Join us on our Social Networks:


Share this page with your friends on your favorite social network: