Tuesday, 1 February 2011

'Rise up and sweep away this tyrant Mubarak!'

All eyes are on Egypt today as the movement against the Mubarak dictatorship pours onto the streets in unprecedented numbers. With the declaration from the army that it will never use force against its own people, time is surely running out for the regime.

 
This recording of George Galloway from last year, with its resounding call on the Egyptian army to side with its people, now appears prescient as the democracy movement approaches its final showdown with the dictatorship.