Archive for March 5th, 2011
Here’s yet another incredible story. I listened carefully, but I still don’t get the motive. I’d like to see a few dozen subpoenas issued so that the American People and the Mexican People can get to the bottom of this idiocy.
Wadah Khanfar, who is the Director of Al Jazeera, believes that young people of the Middle East have brought a new reality to the region. Much of what they accomplished was done because they had the willingness to step out of their houses and raise their voices. And now, thanks to millions of simple yet brave acts, millions of people will be freed from corrupt dictatorships and allowed to dream of a peaceful and tolerant future.
What role did Al Jazeera play in these revolutions? As he describes at 16:30, the protesters begged Al Jazeera to keep the cameras running, or else there would be genocide. Al Jazeera protected the protesters by telling their stories around the clock.