Saturday, February 12, 2011

Robert Fisk: Cairo's 50,000 street children were abused by this regime

How marvelous to tell these children's stories, though they are very sad. Fisk is a master.


The cops shot 16-year-old Mariam in the back on 28 January, a live round fired from the roof of the Saida Zeinab police station in the slums of Cairo's old city at the height of the government violence aimed at quelling the revolution, a pot shot of contempt by Mubarak's forces for the homeless street children of Egypt.