• July 3, 2007

Labor protest in Alexandria


While walking in the street Alexandrian blogger Moneer unexpectedly bumped into a protest by Tersanet Iskandriya (Alexandria Arsenal) retired workers, who accepted an early buyout, only to get ripped off by their bosses.



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Moneer swung into action right away, interviewed the workers, took photos, video clips, uploaded them to the net, with a detailed report and even a Google Earth snapshot of the protest location…



Excellent work Moneer! This is a great illustration for how citizen-journalist should act. Documenting the “memory of the class,” is only getting easier and easier…