‏إظهار الرسائل ذات التسميات 25jan. إظهار كافة الرسائل
‏إظهار الرسائل ذات التسميات 25jan. إظهار كافة الرسائل

3/08/2017

Hosni Mubarak Is Free

Wonder F*** land 
 Hosni Mubarak Is FREE
The Court of Cassation dropped on Thursday all charges against toppled President Hosni Mubarak in relation to ordering the killing of protesters during the January 25 revolution in 2011.
The charges had related to the deaths of 239 people and injuries of 1,588 across 11 governorates in Egypt.
Mubarak had been sentenced to life in prison in 2012 for the killing of protesters before appealing the sentence.



2/01/2015

#Egypt’s flag rises 20 meters high in #Tahrir Square

Egypt’s flag rises 20 meters high in Tahrir Square!!!






2/21/2014

'The Square' Film On Egypt's Revolution Will Not Be Shown In #Egypt #Tahrir #25jan

There’s a lot anyone can learn from Jehane Noujaim’s Oscar-nominated documentary “The Square,” an examination of the 18-day uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak.




But Egyptians may be least able to benefit from its lessons. So far, the film has not been approved for screening here.
On the third anniversary of Mubarak’s ouster, which falls on Tuesday (Feb. 11), Egypt is more polarized than ever, largely between those who are sympathetic to the Muslim Brotherhood and those who support the military. The film is a reminder of what Egyptians share, regardless of religious or political beliefs.
“The Square” depicts the uprising through the eyes of six revolutionaries who lived in Tahrir Square during those historic weeks and follows them as Egyptians struggled to redefine themselves. Mubarak’s ouster ushered in a tumultuous period that saw clashes with the military, the rise of the Muslim Brotherhood, the return to the streets to demand the deposal of the Muslim Brotherhood’s President Mohammed Morsi, and the sit-ins that followed Morsi’s overthrow by the army.
The film, available to American audiences on Netflix and in theaters, ends with the clearing of the Morsi supporters’ encampment, which resulted in nearly 1,000 deaths. Since then, the Brotherhood has been outlawed and people have been arrested for simply possessing Brotherhood materials, now a crime.
Noujaim, 39, is an accomplished documentarian and TED Prize winner whose credits include “Startup.com” and “Control Room,” a film about the Al-Jazeera network. “The Square,” though, is not a film that intends to accurately and journalistically represent all factions. Noujaim, an Egyptian-American who spent much of her childhood in Egypt, lived on Tahrir Square with her characters during the revolution. In many ways, she is one of them, and “The Square” is her contribution to the revolution.
The film depicts those historic events from the revolutionary’s point of view. There were hundreds of thousands of people in the square; Noujaim chose to follow the ones she was intrigued by, trusting that viewers would do the same.
Two of the most captivating characters are Ahmed Hassan, a young street revolutionary, and Magdy Ashour, a member of the Muslim Brotherhood and a father of four who, under Mubarak, was imprisoned and tortured. Despite their differing backgrounds and perspectives, the two become fast friends, and the exchanges between them provide some of the film’s most compelling moments.
Through Ashour viewers get a nuanced view of the Brotherhood and its army of foot soldiers, a stark contrast to the heavy-handed, black-and-white demonization of them in Egyptian media of late. Ashour had been a loyal member of the Brotherhood for decades, attracted to its religiosity and benefiting from its financial support. After it seized power, he began to question some of its decisions, which left him conflicted.
When Morsi was first elected, many Egyptians opted for Muslim rule. But that feeling didn’t last long. Only 150 days into his presidency, Morsi made a power grab that gave him even more authority than Mubarak.
The revolutionaries were upset with his autocratic maneuvers and with the new constitution that the Islamist-dominated parliament drafted, which they considered a betrayal of the ideals they had fought for. Noujaim said she spoke to many ordinary Egyptians during that time — many of them practicing Muslims — who were “deeply disturbed” that the ruling party was now determining who constituted a good Muslim.
Ashour is visibly torn in the film between the revolutionaries, whose principles he, too, had stood for, and the Brotherhood. He found himself increasingly at odds with Hassan and his other friends from the square.
“If there were an alternative, I wouldn’t want Morsi,” he says at one point in the film. “We’re afraid that if Morsi falls we’ll be taken back to prisons,” Ashour said.
One of the film’s most poignant moments comes a short time later when British-Egyptian actor Khalid Abdalla sits with Ashour and his son and shows them video of Muslim Brotherhood members attacking protesters outside the presidential palace, some of the very same people who had been in Tahrir with Ashour.
Ashour’s son had gone to the presidential palace that day, and was on the side of the Brotherhood throwing rocks at their opponents. Ashour looks mournful, and chastises his son for his actions: “You have to stand as an individual,” Ashour tells the boy. “You have to think for yourself.”
It is Ashour and his conflict that resonated most strongly with some of the film’s most conservative and religious audiences in the United States.
When Noujaim took the film to Sundance, some of the screenings were in downtown Salt Lake City and attended by Mormons and ex-Mormons. They, as well as evangelicals, came up to the filmmakers after showings and said that, despite initially thinking they had the least in common with Ashour, it was he whom they related to the most. They identified with his deep faith, his trust in the fledgling government, and his ultimate disillusionment. Those feelings transcended culture and creed.
“We are all confused sometimes, and we question our beliefs,” Noujaim said.
Once Morsi was overthrown and the Brotherhood was again the victim of state oppression, that changed.
“Once they were persecuted, Ashour was immediately back on their side,” she said.
His rueful words all those months ago now seem prescient. Authorities recently raided his house, and he is reportedly in hiding.
Noujaim said she is not one of those filmmakers who believes her work can change the world. Perhaps, though, it can make a difference in what’s happening in Egypt today. Noujaim, who is currently in the U.S., hopes to be able to bring the movie to Egypt.
But “The Square” has already thawed some icy relations in the places it’s been shown. Noujaim said she spoke to an Egyptian woman in the United States who had seen “The Square” on Netflix, and decided to bring her family to a screening.
Like many other Egyptian families, they were so divided over events that relatives weren’t talking to one another. Seeing the film together enabled them to find enough understanding for one another’s viewpoints to enable them to begin to communicate once again, the woman told Noujaim.
And therein lies perhaps the most salient lesson of the film, particularly for Egyptians.
“We are all human beings,” Noujaim said. “Reminding ourselves of our humanity is a very simple idea, but I think it couldn’t be more important right now.”

9/12/2013

Islamists in #Egypt

Since the uprising that ousted Hosni Mubarak, Islamists and liberals have quarreled over the country’s religious tenor.

 Sept. 2011

Mohammad Tolba, 32, seen here leading a prayer, founded Salafyo Costa shortly after the revolution. The movement, named after a popular, upscale coffeehouse chain, seeks to improve the image of Salafists, conservative Muslims who were demonized by the former regime.

 Nov. 18, 2011
For months, Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has driven with fierce determination and the fundamentalist group is expected to dominate in the parliamentary elections.



 Nov. 18, 2011
But the Brotherhood stayed on the sidelines of last week's furious protests, hurting its image among many Egyptians, and the chaos will undermine the legitimacy of the vote no matter who the winner.



 Nov. 19, 2011 A protester gestures as Egyptian riot police stand guard in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt

 Nov. 20, 2011
An Egyptian policeman gestures under a banner supporting Ashraf Mustafa Hussien, an ultraconservative Salafi candidate for the Parliamentary elections, in Cairo, Egypt.

July 29, 2011
Tens of thousands of Egyptians packed Tahrir Square, with Islamist groups dominating a demonstration that had been intended to show unity during a fragile transition from ousted president Hosni Mubarak's regime.



July 29, 2011
An Egyptian protester waves a Saudi Arabian flag at Tahrir Square. Thousands gathered to show that Islamists and secularists were united in wanting change, though divisions remain on how hard to press the military rulers about the pace and depth of reforms. Muslim chants such as "There is no God but God" and "Islamiya, Islamiya" dominated. Some waved banners saying "Islamic Egypt."



July 29, 2011
A protester from a Salafist group shouts Koranic verses as he holds an Egyptian flag with the words, "There is no God but God and Mohammad is his prophet" in Tahrir Square.



July 29, 2011
Egyptian veiled women wave an Egyptian flag under their sun shade at Tahrir Square, the focal point of the Egyptian uprising, in Cairo. Thousands rallied seeking to unify their demands despite rifts over key issues between liberal activists and Islamist groups.

July 29, 2011
Egyptian demonstrators rally in downtown Cairo's Tahrir square.

7/18/2013

تجميع مواقف ووقائع لمؤيدى وقيادات اخوان تحريضا وعنفا واستقواء بالخارج خلال احداث عزل #مرسى #مصر

 هنا تم تجميع مواقف متعددة لمؤيدى المعزول وقياداتهم تظهر فيها دعوات وتحريض واضح للعنف والاقتتال الاهالى بالفيديو مع مصدر كل دعوة .. تليها دعوات التدخل الدولى فى مصر ثم الاستقواء بعناصر من خارج مصر ثم الدعوات للانشقاق داخل الجيش المصرى ودعمه بكل السبل .. وبعد ذلك مشاهد لحيازة اسلحة نارية مع المؤيدين واستخدامها ضد المتظاهرين .. وفى النهاية تجميع لمواقف استفزاز المعارضين من كل الفئات وسحلهم والتنكيل بهم فى الشارع ..











عاصم عبد الماجد يهدد ويحرض علي الجيش المصري من منصة رابعه العدوية‎  – 5 يوليو 2013
صفوت حجازى عن 30 يونيو- اللى يرش مرسى بالمية نرشه بالدم‎  – 18 يونيو 2013
‫صفوت حجازي- سنخرج مرسي وهناك خطوات تصعيدية ضخمة لا يتخيلها أحد‎ – 5 يوليو 2013
‫صفوت حجازي ود. محمد بلتاجي ويتحدثون مع قيادات في القوات المسلحة‎  – 5 يوليو 2013
كلمة البلتاجي بعد وصوله إلى الحرس الجمهوري‎  – 5 يوليو 2013
‫مانشيت- تصريحات وتهديدات البلتاجي عن العمليات الإرهابية في سيناء‎  – 8 يوليو 2013
‫-فضيحة- البلتاجي يتحدث لأول مرة بعد عزل مرسي مش هتصدق قال ايه – 5 يوليو 2013
البلتاجي على منصة رابعه يدعو الجميع الى القتال والاستشهاد ويسب في الجيش والثوار‎ – 1 يوليو 2013
أحمد منصور بيقول لازم نخدع الشعب تانى بأهداف 25 يناير عشان ينزل معانا ضد الجيش – 9 يوليو 2013
‫يقين – يا سيسي انت صنعت طالبان وتنظيم للقاعدة جديد في مصر – معتصمي رابعة العدوية‎  – 4 يوليو 2013
حرق سيارة شرطة من الاخوان فى سيناء ويعترفون انهم وراء جميع الاعمال الارهابية 5/7/2013
سيدة إخوانية “حرب من المسلمين هتقوم ومش هنسيب حقنا”
توزيع الأموال على الاخوان بشوارع رابعه العدويه الجانبيه
من واقعة خطاب المرشد
بديع مرشد الاخوان يدخل الى رابعه العدويه بالنقاب‎ – 5 يوليو 2013 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ehfkwH9B-Q
بديع – مهدي عاكف رضي الله عنه وأرضاه‎  – 5 يوليو 2013
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qqe-kPq1DU
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الدعوة للتدخل الدولى
فيديو صفوت حجازي بعد عزل مرسي‎  – 4 يوليو 2013
‫الاخوان يطالبون الامم المتحدة بحمايتهم في مصر‎  – 8 يوليو 2013
علنا في رابعة العدوية – الإخوان يطالبون بالتدخل الأمريكي في مصر – 8 يوليو 2013
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استعانة بعناصر من خارج مصر
صباح ON- قوات أمن الدقهلية تلقي القبض على عراقي أثناء اعتدائه على معارضي المعزول‎  – 6 يوليو 2013
‫شاب سوري يعترف أنه يتقاضي 500 ج في اليوم مقابل إطلاق النار على المتظاهرين‎  – 6 يوليو 2013
عمرو اديب القبض على سورى ممول للاشتباك مع معارضين مرسى وحراس المرشد من كتائب القسام القاهرة اليوم‎  – 30 يونيو 2013
القبض على عناصر فلسطينية ببطاقات رقم قومي مصرية بسيناء‎  – 8 يوليو 2013
فيديو القبض علي عناصر حماس المسلحه‎  – 5 يوليو 2013
‫القفاص- القبض على قناص مصرى وأربعة فلسطينيين من حماس أمام -الإرشاد-‎ 30 يونيو 2013
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 محاولة شق الجيش ودعم الانشقاق
كذب الاخوان على انشقاق جنود الجيش‎ – 7 يوليو 2013
‫قائد الجيش الثاني الميداني- من المستحيل أن أنشق عن الجيش ومستعد أن أموت من أجل الوطن‎ – 4 يوليو 2013
القبض على اخواني يرتدي ملابس عسكرية‎  – 5 يوليو 2013
انشقاق ضابط جيش وانضمامه لمؤيدى مرسى‎  – 6 يوليو 2013
‫انشقاق عقيد شرطة وانضمامة لأعتصام رابعة‎  – 7 يوليو 2013
انضمام احد ظباط الجيش للمؤيدين للرئيس مرسي في المنيا :: السبت 6 يوليو
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حيازة اسلحة نارية
‫الإخوان يطلقون الرصاص من بنادق آلية على أهالي بين السريات‎
فيديو يكشف اعتداءات الاخوان بالسلاح علي المتظاهرين في سيدي جابر 5-7-2013‎
صورة قناص بالالى فوق مقر الاخوان بسيدى جابر
صورة اخوانى يحمل سلاح بسيدى جابر
‫‫ رجل غامض يوزع السلاح الآلى خلف سور جامعة القاهرة‎  – 3 يوليو 2013
‫الاخوان يطلقون الرصاص على بعضهم ويتهمون الجيش فى القتل 5_7_2013‎
ضرب بالخرطوش من جانب مؤيدين الرئيس الارهابي في المنيا (2 / 7 / 2013)
المنيا | لحظة اطلاق الخرطوش من مؤيدين الريس أثناء الاشتباكات مع المعارضين – 2 يوليو 2013
مسلحون ملثمون في وسط قيادات الاخوان المسلمين بحوش عيسى أحداث 30 -6-2013
لحظة اطلاق الاخوان النار علي متظاهر بالتحرير‎ – 5 يوليو 2013
بالفيديو .. إطلاق رصاص حي على المتظاهرين من داخل مقر جماعة الإخوان المسلمين بالمقطم‎
‫إطلاق الرصاص الحى والملوتوف من داخل مكتب الإرشاد‎
صورة السلاح فى ايدى مؤيدى المعزول قبيل اشتباكات المنيل
صورة لمجموعة من الملتحين بفيصل ، وبيد أحد منهم سلاح آلى ويطلق الرصاص على آخرين
صورة مؤيد يحمل سلاحا خلال اشتباكات الجيزة – 2 يوليو 2013
‫التليفزيون المصري يذيع لقطات أخرى لـ«اشتباكات الحرس الجمهوري»‎ – 8 يوليو 2013
‫الأمن يعثر على أسلحة نارية وبيضاء مع المعتدين على دار الحرس الجمهوري‎ – 8 يوليو 2013
صفوت حجازى فى حيازته سلاح نارى تحت ملابسه
من داخل اعتصام رابعه وصورة لأحد الاشخاص يحمل قنبله يدويه في يده – 13 يوليو 2013
ضبط 3 قنابل يدوية وطلقات آلية بحوزة 6 عناصر إخوانية بمحيط “الحرس – خبر بتاريخ 13 يوليو 2013″
http://www.youm7.com/News.asp?NewsID=1159519
حبس 6 أعضاء بالإخوان عثر بحوزتهم على 3 قنابل يدوية بمدينة نصر – خبر لنفس الواقعة بتاريخ 13 يوليو 2013
قنبلة يدوية الصنع يلقيها انصار مرسى على قوات الجيش بالسويس‎ – 5 يوليو 2013
صورة للقنابل التي ألقاها المجرمون مؤيدو المخلوع مرسي على قوات الجيش في السويس – 5 يوليو 2013
شاهد عيان: ملتحيان القيا قنبلة يديوية على معتصمى بورسعيد – 28 يونيو 2013
القبض على منقبة تحمل السلاح بسيدى جابر على يد الشرطة‎  – 5 يوليو 2013
القبض على احد اعضاء الاخوان داخل مديرية أمن الاسكندرية متخفيا في زي “منتقبة” و معه سلاح ناري و سلاح ابيض
القبض على أعضاء من الإخوان المسلمين بالإسكندرية وبحوزتهم أسلحة نارية
القبض علي احد الاخوان وبحوزته سلاح ناري عند مقر الاخوان بسيدي جابر 28\6\2013
القبض على ستة أشخاص يحملون سلاح ألى من انصار الرئيس المعزول محمد مرسى باسيوط‎  – 5 يوليو 2013
‫القبض علي عنصر من الاخوان يحمل سلاحا في العجوزة والأهالي يعتدون عليه بالضرب‎  – 5 يوليو 2013
بالصور..القبض على تاجر ومهندس من الإخوان وبحوزتهما 15 قنبلة يدوية وخرطوش – خبر بتاريخ 5 يوليو 2013
 القبض على 3 اعضاء بحوزتهم اسلحة نارية داخل مقر قياديين للإخوان بالغربية – خبر بتاريخ 7 يوليو 2013
حرق سيارة تحمل اسلحة وجوازات سفر للإخوان بالمنيل‎  – 7 يوليو 2013
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استفزاز وسحل معارضين
 
‫الاخوان يحاولون تحطيم اوتوبيس عليه عبارة ارحل‎  – 1 يوليو 2013
‫الجزيرة- انشقاق ضباط جيش وانضمامهم لمؤيدى مرسى‎  – 5 يوليو 2013
‫‫‫ مؤيدو المعزول يعتدون علي مسيرة الحجاز المتجهة للاتحادية‎  – 7 يوليو 2013
‫يهتف ضد الاخوان فيسحلونه‎ – 25 يونيو 2013
انصار مرسي يسبون المواطنين في رمسيس – 12 يوليو 2013
 سحل ظابط جيش وعسكرى على كوبرى الجامعة على يد مؤيدى مرسي‎  – 4 يوليو 2013
الأخوان يسحلون ضابط شرطة أمام جامعة القاهرة‎  – 2 يوليو 2013
فيديو شهادة عمرو صلاح احد الأطفال الناجين من المذبحة حول محاولة قتله وتقطيع  الأخوان لأصابعه وهم يهللون الله اكبر
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Fj66YaZBAto
فيديو شهادة والد الطفل الذي القاه الأخوان من اعلي ثم قتلوه
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_NrEDUhBYR0&feature=youtu.be
الناجي الوحيد من مجزرة ذبح الأطفال بسيدي جابر‎
سحل شباب المعارضة فوق سطح مقر حزب الحرية والعدالة فى حوش عيسى – 30 يونيو 2013
الاخوان يسحلون معارض ل مرسي ويحطمون رأسه في عبد المنعم رياض
طفل يروي واقعة تعذيبه من أنصار مرسي تحت منصة «النهضة» – 11 يوليو 2013
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xq9MLCAAXs&feature=youtube_gdata_player
معتصمو -جامعة القاهرة- يمنعون أمين شرطة من مرور الشارع‎  – 6 يوليو 2013
‫ إخوانى يحاول استفزاز ضابط جيش يحمى اعتصام رابعة العدوية‎  – 6 يوليو 2013
‫ ‫الاعتداء علي قبطي في اعتصام رابعة‎  – 8 يوليو 2013
‫ ‫آمين شرطة يروي للبديل إختطافه وتعذيبه ونجاته من القتل علي يد الاخوان‎ – 9 يوليو 2013
 ضابط شرطة يروى واقعة تعذيبه علي يد معتصمي «رابعة»‎  – 2 يوليو 2013
مستور محمد سيد ضحية تعذيب على يد مليشيات الاخوان داخل مخيمات خصصوها للتعذيب‎  – 5 يوليو 2013
أحد النشطاء يروي واقعة اعتداء أنصار المعزول عليه في رابعة العدوية وقتل زميله
وفاة مواطن وإصابة آخر بجروح خطيرة بعد تعرضهم للتعذيب في “رابعة”
إصابة حسن نافعة بعد اعتداء مؤيدي مرسى عليه بمحيط مبنى ماسبيرو‎
مصور صحفي يروى شهادته- أنصار مرسي حاولوا قتلي في بين السرايات‎
السادة المحترمون: شهادة مصور صحفي وأمين شرطة بعد اختطافهم وتعذيبهم من قبل الإخوان

7/07/2013

New Revolution in #Egypt #Cartoon



: 'The Egyptian people speak out and protest for their rights in an amazing way.'
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7/06/2013

#Egypt Three reasons Mohamed #ElBaradei is an odd choice to be #Egypt’s new prime minister

Mohamed ElBaradei, the 71-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner, former head of the United Nations’ nuclear agency and Egyptian opposition figure has just added a new line to his resume: He’s been appointed the interim prime minister of Egypt. ElBaradei is in some ways a good choice: He’s well-known, internationally respected, old enough that he’s perhaps more likely to cede power willingly, and seen as too much of a statesman to indulge in the self-serving power grabs that have marked the tenures of past Egyptian leaders. And ElBaradei is likely to do well with international institutions such as the IMF, which now-deposed president Mohamed Morsi had rebuffed.

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In other ways, though, the decision to appoint ElBaradei and his decision to accept the post are strange choices for Egypt at this moment. Here are a few. 


(1) Little natural constituency, likely to alienate key groups
Egypt has more than a few serious problems right now, sadly, but one of the biggest is its political divisions, which are so wide and bitter that any single leader or group would struggle to govern. Maybe ElBaradei can unite the country, but he is not ideally situated for the task.
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ElBaradei is almost perfectly positioned to further enrage and alienate Islamists, who are popular among Egypt’s many rural and low-income communities. While he had a warm relationship with the group before the revolution, making common cause with it against then-President Mubarak, he is so much the opposite of everything the Muslim Brotherhood stood for while Morsi was in power that the group could see him as anti-Brotherhood choice.
Shadi Hamid, who follows Egyptian politics for the Brookings Institution, told USA Today that ElBaradei and the Brotherhood are now “arch enemies of sorts.” And it’s not just Islamists. Hamid wrote on Twitter that ElBaradei “was the man pro-army nationalists seemed to hate most not too long ago.”

(2) Has not proved to be a charismatic or populist leader
This also gets to the challenge of uniting Egypt, an urgent and difficult task for the country’s post-Morsi government. ElBaradei, for all his considerable credibility, seems most comfortable giving interviews to reporters or posting to Twitter, not speaking before crowds.
On Jan. 30, 2011, as protests against Mubarak’s government gained steam, ElBaradei landed at a still-idealist Tahrir Square. The protest movement was then the closest it would be to matching his vision; his name was already floating around as a possible leader for this leaderless movement. The crowds should have been putty in his hands. But his visit was strangely brief and disappointingly uninspiring, an opportunity lost for ElBaradei. It will only be more difficult now for him to champion the movement, and these are the people who should be his natural base.

(3) Compromising his democratic ideals
Even if the military coup that deposed Morsi and dissolved the constitution ends up being a good thing for Egypt’s democracy in the long term, it’s hard to think of anything more anti-democratic than a coup. ElBaradei, whatever his faults, has remained so untarnished in the two-and-a-half difficult years since Mubarak’s fall in large part because of his adherence to the democratic idealism of those first revolutionary days. In January 2012, he quit Egypt’s first post-Mubarak presidential race, announcing, “My conscience does not permit me to run for the presidency or any other official position unless it is within a democratic framework.”
Yet, strangely enough, as the military stepped in to remove Morsi on July 3, ElBaradei was there on Egyptian state TV, implicitly blessing the anti-democratic act that has now installed him in power. Maybe, from ElBaradei’s perspective, the coup was inevitable or necessary and that shouldn’t force him to turn down the prime ministerial appointment just for the sake of consistency. But it’s a sad bit of irony that, by taking the job, ElBaradei sacrifices some of the democratic credibility that got him there in the first place.