Sondos Shabayek discovered her passion for theater during the Egyptian revolution in 2011. Now, she’s using it to tackle gender inequality.
CAIRO -- I had a dream like any other Egyptian. I lived through the unforgettable moment when Mubarak was obliged to cede the throne. I was waiting for a new Egypt, for a different future to come. Now, we are living through the worst moments Egypt has ever lived. Yet even in this complex reality, we still have hope.
I believe we're ready to be liberated. But for this to take place, for any change to take place at all, people have to see and admit the ugly situation that surrounds them first.
The army has no place in the political process and should stay out of it. The coup should be defeated and democracy restored, otherwise Egypt would face a bleak future -- quite a contrast to the bright future we imagined in February of 2011.
Although I have lived in New York City for 32 years, I have never been to Staten Island. It has been said, however, that
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Many in the movement are tired, but it is undeniable that Egypt has given Iranians the boost they need. Now, there is a tangible buzz, an excitement in the air that Iran hasn't been felt in over a year.