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Interview with Philip Rizk by Shuruq Harb

Interview with Philip Rizk by Shuruq Harb

Why Riot?, video by Mosireen Video Collect, 2013. “The revolution is not a thing of the past, the revolution is still in process.” Philip Rizk stated as we began our discussion of his text “2011 is not 1968”, whereby he challenges the dominant narratives of the January 25th Revolution as a youth lead revolution. He argues that the radicalizing factor of the uprising was an underclass without leaders.
Egyptian citizen journalism 'Mosireen' tops YouTube

Egyptian citizen journalism 'Mosireen' tops YouTube

Screen grab of a Mosireen clip released in the wake of the 16 December Cabinet sit-in crackdown Mosireen, a media collective responsible for collating some of the most iconic videos of the Egyptian revolution, is now one of the most popular non-profit channels in the world after just four months of being on YouTube Bel Trew, Friday 20 Jan 2012 Mosireen, an Egyptian media collective of filmmakers and citizen journalists, has become the most viewed non-profit YouTube channel of all time in Egypt and the most viewed non-profit channel in the whole world this month.