Conflict & Justice

An Egyptian View of Occupy Wall Street

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Protest At Tahrir Square in July 2011 (Photo: Nora Shalaby/Flickr)

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Anchor Marco Werman talks to Ibrahim Abdallah, an Egyptian-born businessman who lives in New York City.

Abdallah spent three days on Tahrir square in Cairo last February during the Arab Spring protests.

He also visited the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York.
He says the movement's lack of clear goals may be causing its demise.

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Ibrahim Abdallah responds to a tweet comparing the evacuation of Occupy Wall Street to the attacks on protesters in Cairo's Tahrir square last winter.
Comparing the Evacuation of Occupy Wall Street to the attacks on protesters in Cairo's Tahrir square by The World

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