Mothers of the Revolution
An emotional meeting for two Egyptian women, each of whom lost a son to Egyptian forces.
(photo: Beshoy Fayez)
by David Wolman for GlobalPost (October 23, 2011)
CAIRO — The two mothers embraced in mourning. They both wore black veils. They are both Egyptian citizens who believe in a higher power. And they both have sons who are now dead — killed by Egypt’s ruling powers.
One is Muslim and the other is Christian.