Tahrir Square, the historic site that has come to symbolize the 2011 Egyptian revolution, has gotten a makeover in recent days. But Egyptian activists say it is yet another effort by the government to erase any traces of the last few years.
Based on the movements that changed the world.
The military, and a formerly passive majority. “I trust the couch party.”
UPDATE: Presidential Spokesman Gehad El-Haddad has tweeted that Egypt is in the midst of a “full military coup.” Mohammed Morsi says he remains committed to the idea of “roadmap” to reconciliation and a coalition government in Egypt, but he’s not going anywhere.
Egyptian men protect female protestors in Cairo.
Tens of thousands of people filled Tahrir Square on Monday to protest Egypt’s President Morsi.
The size of this crowd gathered in downtown Cairo tonight. Amazing.
Considering the behavior of certain police lately, this photo is oozing with righteous schadenfreude. This anonymous Chilean activist just delivered the taint shot heard round the world. Kick whichever ass you choose with our handy Photo Editor at the bottom of the page!
Disturbing footage of protesters being savagely beaten by state police in Cairo, where 22 people have been killed over the weekend. Protesters are demanding the interim military council, who took power following the ouster of Hosni Mubarak, step aside and refrain from interfering with next week’s elections.