Tuesday, March 15, 2011

February 11th, 2011
قلة الذل

After only 18 turbulent days of massive, peaceful, and civilized protest all over Egypt, the then president Mohamed Hosni Mubarak was forced to step down from power after a 30 year reign. Power to run the country was ceded on February 11th, 2011, to the Supreme Armed Forces Council.
The translation of the Arabic text is "oh drinking vessel of humiliation I will never drink from you even if your water is mixed with honey". Originally part of a song first sung by Sayid Darwish.

The video below is of a cover of the song done by another revolutionary singer, El Sheikh Imam:

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