The Ongoing Egyptian Revolution

9 mars 2012 | Posté dans Revolution, Tadamon!, Égypte, Solidarité
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A Discussion with Egyptian journalist and activist Deena Gamil also featuring musical performances. In conjunction with Israeli Apartheid Week Montreal 2012

    photo Tahrir Square nighttime revolutionary protest via Hossam el-Hamalawy
    Saturday March 10, 2012
    3-4:45pm
    Café l’Artère
    7000, Avenue du Parc
    Montréal, Québec
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The challenges and hopes for Egypt, the Palestinian struggle, and the Global Spring.

Deena Gamil

Deena is a journalist, writer, revolutionary socialist activist and leading figure in the Popular Socialist Alliance Party.

Since 1993, Deena Gamil has been working as a reporter, radio and TV producer and editor at various press and media institutions like Al-Alam al-Youm economic daily newspaper, Rose al-Youssef weekly magazine and the BBC. She is currently the editor of the home section at Al-Shuruq daily newspaper. Deena’s political career started in the early 1990s. She has participated in various fronts and coalitions such as Kefaya and the Popular Committee for Solidarity with the Palestinian Uprising. Deena is a founding member of the largest leftist party in Egypt – the Socialist Popular Alliance Party. She is the editor of the party’s bi-weekly bulletin “Until Victory”. She is also a member of the secretariat of the left platform in the party.

Deena has a Masters in sociology from the American University in Cairo (AUC). Her thesis was on the working class culture, structure and movement in Egypt in the 1990s. The case study in the thesis was the female workers in the Shubra al-Khaymah working class neighbourhood in Greater Cairo.

this event is co-sponsored by

Tadamon! Montreal
Egyptian Association of Montreal

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(514) 813-4918
www.tadamon.ca
www.iawmontreal.org

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