The Student Who Sparked the Lotus Revolution
Just as Rosa Parks inspired and sparked the Black Civil Rights Movement in the U.S. because she refused to give up her seat to a white man forty years ago on December 1, 1955, out of tiredness and weariness from a long day of work, student Asmaa’ Mahfouz inspired and sparked The Lotus Revolution.
This vlog was recorded on January 18th by Asmaa’ Mahfouz, the girl who helped start it all. She had shared it on her Facebook, and it had gone viral. It was so powerful and so popular, that it drove…
Asmaa’ is 26 years old, an AUC Business Graduate
Her father had a very positive impact on her personality, as he encouraged her to think in a positive way to change the injustices she sees in society
This vlog was recorded on January 18th by Asmaa Mahfouz, the girl who helped start it all. She had shared it on her Facebook, and it had gone viral. It was so powerful and so popular, that it drove Egyptians by the thousands into Tahrir Square, and drove the Egyptian government to block Facebook . I’ll shut up now and let Asma talk.
Translated by Iyad El-Baghdadi, subbed by Ammara Alavi.
This second video was recorded by her 1 day after the 25th. of January 2011…