Dance as a form of protest is “part of the renaissance movement that aims to break all taboos and red lines,” said Ezzedine Choukri Fishere, a political science professor at the American University in Cairo. Younger generations are reacting because their hopes for freer countries after the uprisings are being dashed by Islamists who are pushing them aside and monopolizing power, he said.
Friday, March 01, 2013
- Friday, March 01, 2013
- Elder of Ziyon
I've been seeing lots of Arabic articles about young people performing the "Harlem Shake" dance craze as a protest in Egypt and Tunisia. Bloomberg seems to have done a decent synopsis: