Posts Tagged ‘Wael Gohnim’

  • Egyptian Army still holds 100 protesters, 50 missing
    I got the news from BBC – not Al Jazeera – which shows you got to follow multiple news sources. The Egyptian Army, according to BBC sources, is still holding 100 pro-democracy protesters in prisoner camps and 50 more people are flat out missing – including Ziad Bakir, a graphic designer. Shadows of doubt about the military government’s intentions...
    by at February 17th, 2011 at 11:02 am
  • Egypt should become Silicon Valley
    Wael Gohnim tweeted: Egypt has what it takes to become the 2nd Silicon Valley. Talents in Technology, infinite passion and soon real democracy. I’ve been sending out that vibe myself for days. I see Silicon Valley, Mombai (I don’t think the Indians are going to quit and go home) and Cairo Egypt as incubation centers for new technology. I see Wael Gohnim as...
    by at February 16th, 2011 at 09:02 am
  • Egyptian Army stops filming at Tahrir Square
    The Egyptian Military has met with Wael Gohnim and blogger Amr Salama and promised them to rewrite the Constitution in ten days and put it to a referendum within two months. That sounds good. Problem is, the Army has also ordered Al Jazeera and other international media outlets to stop filming in Tahrir Square where demonstrations continue. Isn’t that a Mubarak strategy?...
    by at February 14th, 2011 at 02:02 pm
  • Sandmonkey, Ahmed Mohar and Wael Gohnim bring down Mubarak
    The April 6th Movement leader Ahmed Mohar, a tweeter @Sandmonkey (just one name out of hundreds) and a Google exec Wael Gohnim used Facebook, Twitter and TV and old-fashioned legwork to organize and perpetuate a national revolt that started with the youth and spread to the labor unions. Of course they didn’t do it alone, but they have emerged as rock stars –...
    by at February 10th, 2011 at 10:02 am
  • Watch YouTube of Wael Gohnim
    This Egyptian TV interview with the recently released Google executive who led the Facebook revolution in Egypt is emotionally wrenching. Watch and understand why thousands of new protesters were on the streets today in support of the pro-democracy, anti-Mubarak movement. It is in Arabic with option of English subtitles. http://blogs.wsj.com/dispatch/2011/02/08/the-interview-with-wael-ghonim-that-galvanized-protesters/
    by at February 8th, 2011 at 04:02 pm
  • Google Exec released in Cairo
    Don’t think because you have an important position with an international company in Egypt that you are safe from the secret police. The head of Google marketing for the Middle East has just been released in Cairo after being arrested in Tahrir Square. Wael Gohnim has been missing for more than two weeks. He is considered one of the behind-the-scenes leaders of the...
    by at February 7th, 2011 at 09:02 am