Lauren Unger-Geoffroy is an Arabic-speaking American who lives in Cairo. In addition to being a writer and contributor to Truthdig, she is a singer, composer, actress and artist.
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Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Dispatches From Cairo: The Worst So Far
Truthdig asked Lauren Unger-Geoffroy, an Arabic-speaking American who lives in Cairo, to share her perspective of life in Egypt after the revolution. In this entry, she writes about a new surge in army brutality in suppressing protest. CAIRO—Foreboding and warning. Egypt should have felt it coming. This was the worst so far. Hope is gone. The people are in despair. As our imam shouted Friday at noon prayer: Will it get worse before we have cleansed the land of Satan?