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22 Photos That Make The Occupy Movement Look Tame

As you look at these photos from the clashes between Egyptian police and protesters, it’s important to remember that Egyptian State TV cites the police response to #Occupy as an inspiration for this weekend’s crackdown. That said, our protests don’t look like this.

(Mosa’ab Elshamy)

A make-shift clinic, where empty soda bottles become IV bags.

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A plain clothes policeman throws stones at protesters during clashes on a side street near Tahrir Square.

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A protester throws a Molotov cocktail (petrol bomb) at riot police during clashes near Tahrir Square in Cairo November 21, 2011.

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A protester overcome with tear gas inhalation crouches on a sidewalk.

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A protester throws back a tear gas bomb, which was earlier thrown by riot police at protesters.

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A protester displays his fingers, with a tear gas canister and rubber bullet cartridges.

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