Tahrir The Last 18 Days of Mubarek: An Insider's Account of the uprising in egypt by Abdel Latif El-Menawy
300pp • 129x198mm
Publication: October 2012
As Controller of Egypt's television and radio Abdel Latif El-Menawy was a first-hand witness to the historic events of January 2011. Besieged inside the State TV building for 18 days, El-Menawy was constantly in touch with the President and the ruling clique led by the President's son and heir apparent, Gamal, as well as ministers and officers at the highest levels of the Defence and Intelligence services.
About the Author: El-Menawy’s was Head of News at the Egyptian Radio and Television Union, the Egyptian equivalent of the BBC, overseeing all news content. He also established Radio Misr (Radio Egypt) the first thematic radio station of its kind mixing news with contemporary music which would prove to be one of the most popular radio stations in Egypt.