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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 […]

Tahrir Protest Friday Nov 18

Demands were: – SCAF give power to civilians in April 2012 – Halt to military trials to civilians The day after this protest was the start of SCAF ordering police forces and military police to attack protests in Tahrir for days.  

Battlefield & Square – Tahrir – Nov 22nd

The battle between the protestors and Police/Army forces continue for a 4th day. The protestors have no weapons but rocks and occasionally molotov. The police use tear gas, CS gas, pallets and live ammunition. Protestors are trying to push back the forces to ensure the safety of the square for the sit in.  

March to Tahrir Nov 22 – Down with SCAF

Demands of the march & sit in: – SCAF leaves handing over power to a civil transitional body – Government leaves & Civil Presidential Council hires a National Salvation Government – Presidential elections take place in April 2012  

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Photography: Free Radwan Protest at Syrian Embassy

Muhammad Radwan has been detained by the Syrian regime since Friday March 25th and made to “confess” a story that makes no sense on Syrian TV. He is Egyptian/American and is innocent of the spying accusations they are pinning on him. His friends, family and supporters of the cause protested in front of the Syrian […]

Photography: Tahrir Protest Demanding the Trials of Mubarak & Regime

On April 8th a huge protest with marches headed to Tahrir to demand the trials of former regime.