Austin Mackell, an Australian journalist based in Cairo who has reported on the Egyptian revolution, speaks about his arrest by the regime, and Egyptian politics around the elections. He spoke just prior to the run-off election, in which the Muslim Brotherhood claimed victory but the military council dissolved parliament in what activists are calling a coup.
He spoke to Green Left Weekly's Patrick Harrison. The written version of this interview can be read at: http://www.greenleft.org.au/node/51241. A shorter version of this interview features in the first Green Left Report show.
Thanks to Austin Mackell for the interview and footage. Blog: http://austingmackell.wordpress.com/ Twitter: @austingmackell