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PHOTO GALLERY: Graffiti artists spray paint Cairo in memory of Port Said Martyrs

The week after the tragic events in Port Said, graffiti artists and friends of the martyrs spray paint Cairo in their honour [Published in Ahram Online] The clashes in Port Said left 74 dead and hundreds injured. Most of the martyrs were young students, the youngest of whom, Anas, was only 14 years old. The […]

A fisheye look at #Jan25 2012

Just got myself a nice new fish eye lens extension! So decided to take all the photos from the Jan 25 march heading to Tahrir with it. Sometimes we just need a new perspective to look at something we’ve seen before. Although, no protest over the past year was as big as Jan25 2012.  

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Photograpy: Artists March for Freedom of Expression – الفنانين في مسيرة للدفاع عن حرية الابداع

Today from the Opera to Parliament the Front to Defend Creative Freedoms organised a march to demand freedom of creative expression with no boundaries, censorship or monitoring to be ensured by the new parliament. The march reached about 2,000 people at its peak. They issued a statement that was to be read by their spokes […]

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Kasr El Einy Street Street Battle Dec 18 – معركة شارع القصر العيني ١٨ ديسمبر

Following days of the army brutally and unjustifiably attacking peaceful protesters the army has set up yet another concrete wall on Kasr El Einy street along with barbed wires on Sheikh Rihan (Off Kasr El Einy) and the stone battles continue from a distance. This is fast turning into Mohamed Mahmoud.  

Graffiti Found in Cairo. Translation: Their Weapon, Our Weapon.

Compilation of photos showing army brutality this weekend – تجميع الصور التي تظهر وحشية الجيش في نهاية هذا الاسبوع

These photos were not taken by me. However, I felt the need to compile them all into one place to get a clear vision of what monsters we are dealing with. Also, as a way to make it easier to share and disseminate.  Don’t underestimate the power of photos and videos. They have taken us […]

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Army attacks Occupy Cabinet Protest – الجيش يهجم على معتصمين مجلس الوزراء

This morning army and military police attacked the sit-in that has been taking place on Parliament street, also known as “Occupy Cabinet” Protests since November 25th demanding the removal of SCAF (Supreme Council of Armed Forces) and showing their dissent to the “National Salvation Government” that SCAF appointed following violent clashes near Tahrir and massive […]

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Characters of Egypt 2011 Aswan; A Photostory

This diverse festival that has been taking place annually since 2007, brings together tribes from all around Egypt to celebrate their cultural heritage and offer a space for them to collaborate and get to know one another. The tribes are divided into seven teams according to regions: Farafra, Siwa, North Sinai, South Sinai, Ababda and […]

Tahrir: Friday of Martyrs & Wounded

On Friday December 2nd, Tahrir Square saw a protest within the sit-in that had thousands of people in honour of the martyrs and wounded. This protest and the sit-in had the same demands. A new civil transitional council that would oversee the turn of Egypt into a real democracy as SCAF has obviously failed to […]

Occupy Cabinet

Ever since Friday November 25th, protesters in Tahrir square have occupied the street that has the cabinet and parliament. On Saturday morning there was an attempt to disperse the sit in by the police forces which resulted in some injuries and a protester’s death as he was run over by a police car. The attempt […]

Meya Silmeya First Protest – Tahrir & Egypt Connection

Meya Silmeya is an initiative by a fluid group of people that care about the revolution’s goals and values. Meya Silmeya aims to promote peaceful protest mechanisms throughout Egypt. For the first protest, people held a rope across the bridge over the Nile between Tahrir and the Opera to symbolize Tahrir and the rest of […]