Thousands marched at the funeral procession of Gaber Salah, a member of the April 6 movement known by his nickname “Jika”, who was critically injured in clashes near Cairo’s Tahrir Square last week and died overnight.
When the Syrian government falls, its replacement may not be more just but it will be easier to pull into the American sphere of influence and out of Iran’s. The rebellion in Bahrain is particularly difficult for the traditional media to cover. There are widely divergent versions of the same events so sussing out a [...]
Thousands of protesters and Ahly supporters, marched through Cairo on Thursday demanding retribution for the deadly violence in Port Said, which most blamed on police inaction. According to the Egyptian Ministry of Health, at least 668 people were wounded in the Cairo clashes.
Protesters carrying signs of those that were killed in front of Maspero wound their way through downtown Cairo in a protest that was partially rememberce march and partially against the military rule and military trials for civilians.
While cores of many protests come from activist groups such as 6th of April movement there are many unaligned that hear about protests through friends and the internet. This group of friends have no don’t support any particular party but came from their homes in the satellite cites to protest downtown. Their sign says “We [...]
After a night of violence starting when the Army attacked protesters outside of the Egyptian state TV building at least 23 were dead. Many of the bodies were of Coptic Christians and were taken to the Coptic Hospital near Ramses Station. After a night of violence around downtown cairo and the Hospital many of the [...]
A protest on January 25th snowballed into the removal of Hosni Mubarak from the presidency of Egypt. This edit of photos shows my interpretation of the events as I worked for The Guardian and The Wall Street Journal during the revolution. I also published articles analyzing of the uprising on BagNews Notes: The End of the [...]
Hazem Marghany, 25, an architect living in Cairo shared the contents of the bag he carries with him to a Friday protest in Tahrir. Included in his bag: A notebook with quotes from speakers and discussions with other protesters A collection of political pamphlets and tracts that have been handed to him by other protesters. [...]