Egypt: The Day of Wrath


Tahrir Square

Amr Waked: “Change Is Coming”



In Front of the Parliament

In Front of the Dar Al Hekma Hospital

Qasr El Aini Street


Smashing the NDP Headquarters, Mansoura

The videos above were released by Al-Masry Al-Youm on 25 January 2011 under a Creative Commons license.  Cf. “After violent clashes with police, thousands of protesters announced they would stage an open-ended sit-in in Cairo’s centrally-located Tahrir Square until their demands for political and economic reform were met.  Activist and protestor Amar Ali Hassan told Al-Masry Al-Youm from Tahrir Square that Tuesday’s demonstrations were bigger than the initial protests that had eventually led to the recent Tunisian uprising.  He pointed to signs that the situation in Egypt could eventually lead to a similar scenario.  Hassan described Tuesday’s protests as ‘historic,’ saying they had been unlike any others witnessed in Egypt.  ‘And that gives me hope,’ he said.  ‘When people see what happened today, more will join the protests — especially now that Egypt has become a tinderbox waiting for a match to set it alight,’ Hassan added” (Heba Afify, “Protesters Declare Open-ended Sit-in in Tahrir Square; Experts Fear Escalation,” Al-Masry Al-Youm, 26 January 2011).

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