01.04.2011 26.Adar ll, 5771
35 activists from Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, Jordan and elsewhere in the region, will discuss strategies for the changing Middle East in workshop being held in Amman for anti-government organizers.
“Nadine,” a veteran of the January 25th movement that brought down Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak in February, sat in a posh café on Amman’s Rainbow Street on Thursday – furiously updating her Facebook page and scouring Twitter – while opposition forces in the capital mobilized for Friday’s protests here, which they vow will be the biggest yet, and may pose a threat to the current regime.
“Jordan only has five million people; a million at least are with the army. Then there’s the Palestinians,” she said. “In Cairo alone, we have 20 million. The protests here tomorrow will only be a few thousand people at best. It won’t be Tahrir Square.”…