die neue Zenith gibt es ab sofort im Handel - wie immer mit Beiträgen von uns Sharqisten. Unter anderem haben wir in der neuesten Ausgabe ältere Menschen im Nahen Osten gefragt, wie sie die oft als Revolution der Jugend beschriebenen Umbrüche in der Region bewerten. Mein guter Freund Abu Abed Ahram, geboren 1948 in Jerusalem, konnte im Heft nicht berücksichtigt werden, mit seinen 14 handgeschriebenen Seiten hätte er den Rahmen gesprengt. Auf Alsharq geben wir ihm Raum für seine Gedanken zum sogenannten Arabischen Frühling und zur Situation in Palästina.
Abu Abed, it is often said that the
When we saw
the dictator Ben Ali flee
The results of the elections in
Was that a single isolated incident or shall it have a domino effect?
Soon after mass demonstrations broke out in
The Americans want the coming rulers to honour the Camp David agreements, not
to have a relation with
The Islamists have reached an understanding with the army and have
agreed, at this stage, as it seems to accept the American demands. The economy
and security have retreated. The gas pipe to
Then came Libya which represents a rather
difficult ball game. It was a flagrant military intervention that destroyed the
defenses and army of Gaddafi. This reminds us to what had happened in
The Libyans shall pay the price. There is also a definite change in
foreign policies towards the Western powers. It seems we have changed a dictator
with Western hegemony. Also Libya is no more a u
Did you participate in any protests?
What was the most decisive/important political event in your life? Why do you consider the event so important?
What kind of advice would you like to give to the young people?
The young people may not need my advice because they are more brave than our generation. They took the first step towards genuine change. They have broken what is termed the barrier of fear, I hope they are aware enough not to be deceived. Their revolution may be exploited by others or deviated but they know the way. I may tell them not to be disappointed because the road to freedom is not paved with roses.