General, the battle draws to a close and I make my report. This is where and how I fought. I fell wounded, lost heart, but did not desert. Though my teeth clattered from fear, I bound my forehead tightly with a red handkerchief to hide the blood, and ran to the assault. –Nikos Kazantzakis, Report to Greco
BBC Arabic reporter Assad Sawey personifies Kazantzakis’ profile of pure courage. Police beat and bloodied up the journalist knowing full well the man was part of the press corps. Sawey would not be deterred. He bandaged himself up and stepped in front of a camera to tell Egypt’s story.
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