12-Year-Old Explains the Egyptian Revolution in Less Than Three Minutes

Lauren Teixeira

Anyone looking to understand the motives behind the July 3 coup In Egypt in three minutes or less need look no further than this 12-year-old schoolboy, who was interviewed by an Egyptian news outlet in October about the Morsi regime. In this clip he delivers an incisive critique of the Islamists’ treatment of women and explains the need for economic empowerment and social justice. “The social objectives of the revolution are yet to be achieved,” he says.

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Lauren Teixeira is a Summer 2013 editorial intern at In These Times.
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