Tag Archive | Egyptian Revolution
From Egypt to Brazil, street action is driving change, but organisation is essential if it’s not to be hijacked or disarmed Seumas Milne, The Guardian, Tuesday, 2 July 2013 Two years after the Arab uprisings fuelled a wave of protests and occupations across the world, mass demonstrations have returned to their crucible in Egypt. Just as […]
With a covered face and a rock in hand, one protester taking part in the ongoing clashes with the police at Qasr al-Nil Bridge knew the drill too well, after two years of periodic clashes.
by Jerome Roos, RoarMag.com, January 28, 2013 The media may be puzzled by the emergence of anarchists in Tahrir, but the truth is that anarchism was behind the insurrectionary impulse from the start. When tens of thousands of Egyptians swarmed back into Tahrir Square on Friday to commemorate and continue the revolution that started two years […]
The Associated Press, Jan 27, 2013 Egypt’s president declared a state of emergency and curfew in three Suez Canal provinces hit hardest by a weekend wave of unrest that left more than 50 dead, using tactics of the ousted regime to get a grip on discontent over his Islamist policies and the slow pace of […]
by Bishoy Ramzy, Yosry Mohamed, Arabstoday, Friday, 25 January 2013 Five people were killed in the Egyptian canal city of Suez on Friday, as protesters clashed with police and mass rallies shook Egypt on the second anniversary of the revolt that ousted Hosni Mubarak and brought Islamists to power.Doctors at the Suez Hospital told AFP […]
Aya Batrawy and Mariam Rizk, Associated Press/National Post, Jan 25, 2013 CAIRO — Two years after Egypt’s revolution began, the country’s schism was on display Friday as the mainly liberal and secular opposition held rallies saying the goals of the pro-democracy uprising have not been met and denouncing Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.