Luiz Sanchez

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Luiz is a Brazilian journalist in Cairo @luizdaVeiga

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The Battle of the Camel: Understanding the ‚Äėcounter-revolutionaries‚Äô

A common practice in Egypt has been to label your opposition as thugs, anti-Islamists or remnants of the former regime. These kabels are applied all too frequently and all too easily, as a means to justify one group’s actions over another. a closer look at the battle that took place on 2 February 2011 shows there were legitimate grounds for concern among the “regime remnants” that attacked the square that day; just as the revolutionaries fought for their lives, so too did their opposition

Luiz Sanchez