In an interview with CNN, Ghonim said, "We went on the streets on the 25th, and we wanted to negotiate. We wanted to talk to our government.... They decided to negotiate with us at night, with rubber bullets, with police sticks, with water hoses, with tear gas."
According to CNN's Ivan Watson, Ghonim also said he is "ready to die" for the cause.
Scroll down to watch the CNN segment.