Egypt 4

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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

AGE: 64

DATE OF BIRTH (DD/MM/YYYY): 28/04/1948

PLACE OF BIRTH: Cairo

GENDER: male

ETHNICITY: Arab

OCCUPATION: university professor

EDUCATION: Ph. D.

AREAS OF RESIDENCE OUTSIDE REPRESENTATIVE REGION FOR LONGER THAN SIX MONTHS:

Subject was born in Cairo, Egypt, and spent his childhood living between Cairo and Alexandria, Egypt. In his early twenties, he moved to Vancouver, Canada, to complete is Ph.D. After completing his degree, he moved to Seattle, Washington, in the United States.

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RECORDED BY: Adam El-Sharkawi (under supervision of David Nevell)

DATE OF RECORDING (DD/MM/YYYY): 21/10/2012

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I grew up in Egypt. So I was in Egypt until I was 27; then I moved to Canada to do my Ph.D. I was very happy. … Because he’s a dictator. And when you get rid of dictator, that’s a good day. That was dream because, well, in Egypt the leaders are pharaohs. They stay in power until they die. And Mubarak looked very healthy to me [laughter]. So I didn’t … I didn’t expect him really to, to die, but the revolution took care of that. After, uh, you get rid of dictators and people have a freedoms, so everybody trying to flex their muscles, so that they can have some kind of a power. So that’s, that’s not unusual to see that. But it’s gonna … it’s gonna settle for a while. So it is normal. It’s normal. After you get rid of dictators, these things would happen.

TRANSCRIBED BY: Adam El-Sharkawi (under supervision of David Nevell)

DATE OF TRANSCRIPTION (DD/MM/YYYY): 21/10/2012

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