it would appear that the Egyptian students at the forefront of the protests have many reasons to be angry with their country. But in describing the protesters he helped inspire, Wael Ghonim said, "We are all people who love Egypt."
El Saadawi was a political prisoner and exiled from Egypt for years. Now she has returned to Cairo and is participating in the daily demonstrations. "I am now 80 years of age, suffering of this regime for half a century," El Saadawi said.