How The Egyptian Revolution Lost Hope

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Revolution Hijacked (2011): As the third anniversary of the Egyptian revolution approaches, this devastating investigation reveals how the popular revolution was derailed. For downloads and more information visit: http://www.journeyman.tv/62760/short-films/revolution-hijacked.html A tyrannical government, repression in the air and violence on the streets. The revolution may be over, but with the army filling the void left by Mubarak little has changed in Egypt. "You know the army council is trying to kill the revolution",Bothaina Kamel, a presidential candidate, tells us. The army had promised elections in six months. Now it looks like they won't happen until at least 2013. "I never thought that we'd be oppressed in the exact same way." As forces brutally attack protesters and thousands of civilians continue to be court-martialled, the promise of the Arab Spring feels a long way away. ABC Australia - Ref. 5346