Several weeks ago, I was writing about Estonia, and its “Singing Revolution.” It has now been 20 years since that revolution, which cried against Soviet occupation and brutalization. I made some comparisons to present-day Syria. And I noted two quite similar characters.
In Estonia, there was a cartoonist named Heinz Valk, who delighted and encouraged his countrymen with his drawings and his appearances at public gatherings. He lessened their fear, increased their hope. It was he who coined the very term “Singing Revolution.”
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