GRITtv: Philip Rizk: Awaiting Real Change in Cairo

“The negotiations really are just a form of propaganda to the international community to give the regime some sort of cover for their desire to hold on to power,” says Philip Rizk of talks between Mubarak and so-called opposition forces. He notes that scaremongering continues over the Muslim Brotherhood’s role in the talks, but that the protesters that continue to occupy Tahrir Square are opposed to talks and mostly do not support the Brotherhood.

All the people of Egypt want, Philip notes, is true democracy–structural change in their government. He checks in with us via phone from Cairo, where he continues to cover the situation despite threats to journalists. Distributed by Tubemogul.

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