Posts Tagged ‘SCAF’

VIDEO: ‘Third Square’ activists against military and Brotherhood rule

In Sphinx Square in Mohandessin, protesters gather to show their dismay at both military and brotherhood rule calling for the revolution’s original demands: bread, freedom and social justice – originally published in Ahram Online —————-

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‘Tank Girl’ challenges military rule, patriarchal society

Egyptian visual artist Nadine Hammam, using her unique imagery, calls on women to rise up against military rule and Egypt’s male-dominated society [Published in Ahram Online] As hundreds of women took to the streets on Thursday to march on parliament for International Women’s Day, visual Artist Nadine Hammam opened her new exhibition that challenges the […]

Ammar Abo Bakr paints graffiti on AUC Library wall on Mohamed Mahmoud Street

Army’s walls become venues for revolutionary art

As army’s separation walls come down, two young artists paint graffiti on the downtown street that until recently was considered the revolution’s frontline [Published in Ahram Online] Graffiti, or street art, isn’t something most people see being made, but rather something they simply pass by on their way from place to place. But seeing the […]

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Instead of celebrating art, El Fan Midan mourns attacks in Egyptian football stadium

Normally a happy, artful event, El Fan Midan became a podium for demands, cloaked in mourning for those killed in the attacks at the Port Said football stadium. [Published in Ahram Online] With Egypt in mourning following Wednesday’s brutal attack on fans in a Port Said stadium that left more than 70 dead and hundreds […]

The Army & The Economy in Egypt – الجيش والاقتصاد في بر مصر

This is a must read article that explains the army’s stake in Egypt’s economy through exposing its companies and investments that remain hidden from public accountability for “defense purposes”. Read the full article on Jadaliyya here: http://www.jadaliyya.com/pages/index/3732/the-army-and-the-economy-in-egypt   هذه المقالة تشرح تفاصيل مصلحة المؤسسة العسكرية المصرية في إقتصاد مصر مشيرة  للشركات و الممتلكات المختلفة التي […]

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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.  

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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 […]

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 […]

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.