An Egyptian Caravan of Hope

239 am Jul 19 2014 NY

Sisi is not a fan of Hamas. So the mainstream Egyptian narrative has been: ‘ Its too bad about those 300 Palestinians killed but if Hamas wasnt so intransigent they would be alive now.’ Fortunately, there are many Egyptians who arent drinking from ultra nationalist cup. As I type these words 6 large buses trudge their way through the Egyptian landscape on their way to Gaza with desperately needed supplies & medicine..

Sometimes the lies that governments spray dont touch every soul and the humanity and brotherhood that unites us with our Palestinian brethren shines through. When it is darkest, that is when the human within must shine through: a salute to the Egyptian actvists & may their ranks grow.

Advertisements

About Amr Khalifa

An analyst, a political comentator on the uber complex Egyptian and MENA scene. I may not have every answer but I know the questions to ask. When not publishing in Ahram Online, Mada Masr, Daily News Egypt and Muftah I love the dynamic of the short story. If you adore the written word you have come to the right place. Pull up a chair and join me for a cup of literary tea.
This entry was posted in Egypt, gaza, Journalism, Middle East, Politics and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s