2011 was a lively year in politics. Between deaths, wars, revolutions and riots, the global political landscape over the past year was nothing if not captivating. Here are the mitZine’s picks for the top 10 political events that held our attention in 2011.
Cairo Tahrir Square. February 8, 2011. It takes almost 400 lives and over 6,000 injuries to get Mubarak to step down.
Getting the president of a fascist regime to step down is always a positive thing. But martial law is still in place, allowing police to act as if they are above the law because the state is in an ‘emergency’ situation. Martial law has been in place for 53 years. It seems as though Egypt still has a lot more to fight for.