From the web: “What Brings them There? Reflections on the Persisting Symbolism of Tahrir Square”

April 2, 2015 Uncategorized

Cairo’s Tahrir Square presents a riddle. This irregular expanse of land and surrounding building surfaces has acquired a central symbolic place in Egyptians’ collective memory, demonstrated by its recurrent use for decades as the primary site for voicing people’s grievances and proclamations.

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