Drums of war are beating in North Africa, echoing endlessly in the ever expanding social media virtual world. They won’t stop, heralding the coming Arab spring to the land of Algeria. Facebooked, shared, retweeted…again and again. Change is coming, change is possible. Just pin the hash tag on your country’s name and join the revolution game. Every Friday, a new challenge to attain. Every Friday, new funny selfies to share. Join the crowd gathered spontaneously and shout the loudest you can “we- want- the- end- of- the- regime” and it will happen!…Your country’s regime will fall like a… domino …instantly and spontaneously.

Don’t worry, demonstrations will remain peaceful and joyful for the global news media to publicize as historical event. Just join the revolution in the street and shout the magic words of change!…Don’t worry asking who is behind the call for protest, just march and shout and call for regime change. Don’t worry asking what change will come or what will replace the falling regime. Don’t you believe the crowd? Don’t you believe facebook, and twitter? …There would be freedom…there would be democracy…and the West will always support the people …Just join the revolution game and shout “we- want- the- end- of- the- regime”!!!

And the crowd fell under this alluring revolution’s spell…They hanged the hash tag on their country’s name and joined the peaceful warfare…They believed facebook…they believed twitter…and it is true we are craving for change…here in Algeria.

Sadly, the dancing crowd had forgotten lessons of the past. They have fogotten how ten years earlier, the fever for this suicidal game of regime change bloomed like an arab spring…ravaging all behind.

It started with a scent of Jasmin in the near Tunisia … then with Tahrir drums of the Egyptian revolution, youthful, colourful. And the people welcomed it marching…blogging…tweeting…Re-tweeting again and again change has come…they believed Aljazeera.

…until the hashtag reached #Libya, #Syria and #Yemen …

There, the peaceful revolution game mutated into a suicidal game like blue whale and MOMO game. The drums of war became louder and louder…the flows of blood became bigger and bigger. Revolution there was not peaceful with flowers. It carried weapons…It didn’t smell jasmine. It smelled blood…But who cares?  It is all his fault …the dictator’s fault… He will pay for all the innocents’ blood…not those who are plotting to reshape geography on the dead corpses of innocent civilians … not those who created and armed ISIS killers…not those who are applauding all around…

And after all this chaos of crimes and lies… blood and tears… unleashed on the arab world, social media hash tag revolutionaries have chosen a new target for their bloody game. They pinned their hash tags on Algeria’s name to help it join the arab spring game…the fake revolution game. Miles away from the battle field, hidden safe behind their laptop magical screens…

Come. Come and join the color revolution game. It is a suicidal game. Pin the hashtag to your country’s name…Target locked…Fire!… Change, democracy and liberty… with love! from Arab spring hash tag #revolutionaries…

…virtual peaceful words … for a real bloody #WAR!

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