Tag Archive: Cairo


think-progress:

Thousands of Egyptian women took to the streets today for a march protesting police abuse this weekend, when a hijab-clad woman was stripped and beaten. 

[AP]

Clashes erupted again in #Tahrir Square after #Egypt security forces moved to retake control of the area

jjarichardson:

aljazeera:

In Pictures: Tahrir square burns |

Nine people have been killed and over 300 wounded in Tahrir square as protesters clash with military troops and police.

Looks like Oakland.

brooklynmutt:

As Clashes Continue in Egypt, a Media War Breaks Out

On the third day of clashes between security forces and protesters in the center of the capital, a new battle broke out Sunday between Egypt’s state-run and independent media over whom to blame for the violence.

Read more —> NYTimes

Clashes continue in #Egypt soldiers assault and arrest a female protester

inothernews:

INHUMANITY   Egyptian army soldiers assault and arrest a female protester during clashes in Tahrir Square in Cairo on Saturday.  The country’s military rulers escalated a bloody crackdown on street protesters, beating them and setting their tents ablaze, even as the prime minister Kamel Ganzouri denied in a televised news conference that security forces were using violence.  (Photo: Reuters via the New York Times)

These fucking pigs.

The whole world is watching.

Meanwhile in #Cairo #Egypt #D16 Via @Reuters

Protesters clash with military police. Soldiers stormed an anti-military protest camp outside Egypt’s Cabinet building Friday, beating women with sticks and hurling chunks of concrete and glass onto protesters from the roof of the parliament in a resurgence of turmoil only a day after millions voted in parliamentary elections. Protesters attempted to fight back by hurling stones back at the military police using sling shots, setting up shields made of building debris and helmets made of buckets. Small fires were started 223 injured according to to the Ministry of Health and At least seven protesters were shot to death in the clashes.

The 45 Most Powerful Images Of 2011

1)”Christians and atheists protect Muslims during prayer in Cairo, Egypt.”

2)”Australian Scott Jones kisses his Canadian girlfriend Alex Thomas after she was knocked to the ground by a police officer’s riot shield in Vancouver, British Columbia. Canadians rioted after the Vancouver Canucks lost the Stanley Cup to the Boston Bruins.”

3) A young lady protester is sprayed in the face with pepperspray at OccupyPortland.

4) Lt. pike from UCDavis shows students what protesting at a university leads to. #OccupyUCD

5)”A demonstrator shows his bottom to riot police during a protest by European workers and trade union representatives to demand better job protection in the European Union countries in Brussels on March 24.”

6)”A woman jumps from a burning building during the London riots in August. (Amy Weston / WENN.com)”

See more: BuzzFeed

Meanwhile, in #Egypt In a Surprise, Calm Prevails in Egypt’s Elections #OpEgypt2

Egyptian police are clashing with anti-government protesters for a fifth day in Cairo. Tens of thousands of protesters in Tahrir Square have rejected a promise by Egypt’s military ruler to speed up a presidential election to the first half of next year. They want Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi to step down immediately in favor of an interim civilian council.”~Yahoo

1) “A boy with a face mask stands with his father in Tahrir square as clashes take place nearby with Egyptian riot police, in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011.” (AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill)

2)An Egyptian boy holds two Molotov cocktails during clashes with Egyptian riot police, unseen, in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011.(AP Photo/Mohammed Abu Zaid)

3)Protesters clash with Egyptian riot police in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011.(AP Photo/Ahmed Ali)

4)A protester throws a tear gas canister, which was earlier thrown by riot police during clashes, along a road which leads to the Interior Ministry, near Tahrir Square in Cairo November 23, 2011. (REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh)

5) A protester (L) waves an Egyptian national flag as riot police fired tear gas during clashes along a road that leads to the Interior Ministry, near Tahrir Square in Cairo November 23, 2011. (REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah)

6)A protester displays a victory sign as another protester throws a tear gas canister back towards riot police during clashes at a side street near Tahrir Square in Cairo November 23, 2011. (REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic)

7)An ambulance ferrying injured protesters travels along a road which leads to the Interior Ministry, next to protesters walking past fire and debris, after clashes with riot police and army soldiers near Tahrir Square in Cairo November 23, 2011. (REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh)

8)A general view shows protesters at Tahrir Square as riot police and military fire tear gas, in Cairo November 23, 2011. (REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh)