Posts Tagged ‘Tahrir’

Marches 30 June Egypt

Revolution 2.0 Coverage for Ahram Online

In essence I’m a culture journalist. But when Ahram Online asked me to do politics for the week of protests of June 30th, I couldn’t let them down. This is a selection of the videos I did.

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 […]

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 […]

Sexual Harassment Egypt

Sexual Harassment in Tahrir; Why now?

In Egypt, sexual harassment has been an issue for quite sometime. Women can’t walk down the street without being harassed whether verbally, physically or just by inappropriate looks. According to the Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights research 85%  of Egyptian women have experienced sexual harassment and 55% of them are exposed to it on a […]

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.  

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.  

Tahrir

Tahrir Monologues: A trip back in time to the 18 days that changed Egypt

On Thursday 26 May in the Rawabet Theatre, a group of youths took their audience back to the 18 days of protests in Tahrir through monologues telling the real stories of Egyptians who lived through the experience [Published in Ahram Online] —————————————– “We are trying to find our way back to Tahrir Square,” 25-year-old Sondos […]

SCAF's relationship with Egyptian PM Essam Sharaf

Why the SCAF & Their Speech are Completely Ridiculous

On February 1st 2011, Mubarak gave his second speech, that annoyed the hell out of most Egyptians but somehow managed to touch the heart of some (He spoke of dying in Egypt, his service to Egypt and how much he loves this country, and let’s face it, we are highly emotional people who often show […]

Labour Day Protests For Social Justice – مظاهرة عيد العمال للعدالة الإجتماعية

I got this through the Al Masry Al Hurr movement, and I think it’s essential we all take part of this process. Our    revolution has had a lot of success so far but we still need to call on the government to put minimum wage as a top priority and put an end to the […]