Saturday, February 12, 2011


Eygpt مصر (Mesir) in Protes.

The 2011 Egyptian protests, are an ongoing series of street demonstration , marches, riots, labour strikes, and violent clashes that began in Egypt on 25 January 2011, a day selected to coincide with the National Police Day holiday. The protests began in Kaherah (Cairo) and other cities in Egypt - Iskandariah (Alexandria) and Suez, with tens of thousands marching and demanding the overthrow of President Husni Mubarak.

stamps of Mesir (Egypt)


The location of Midan Tahrir ( ميدان التحرير) or Liberation Square, Kaherah (source: AL JAZEERA ENGLISH)

Midan Tahrir is the focal point of the protester against president Husni Mubarak. Over 50,000 protesters first occupied the square on 25 January. On 30 January, the seventh day of the protests, BBC correspondents reported that the number of demonstrators had grown to at least 100,000.

 Situation in Midan Tahrir, Kaherah. (source: AL ARABIYA)

Anti Mubarak and Pro Mubarak clashed near Egyptian Museum. (source: BBC ARABIC)

Protestor - Anti-Mubarak (source: AL JAZEERA)

During the protests  the museum was broken into, and two mummies were reportedly destroyed. Several artifacts were also shown to have been damaged.

Live from Midan Tahrir (source: NILE TV via CNN)

Metro TV Indonesia also broadcast live via Al Jazeera Arabic (source: METRO TV INDONESIA)

 Protest on Friday (source: FRANCE 24)

Midan Tahrir at Night (source: ALHURRA TV)

Live from Midan Tahrir (source: DW-TV Germany) 

11 Feb: President Hosni Mubarak didn't want to resign. Protestor shouting 'Get Out Mubarak' (source: CNN)

10 Feb: Mubarak speech. He gave some power to Vice President, Omar Suleiman (source: FOX NEWS)

(Source: CNN Turk)

 10 Feb: Omar Suleiman speech. He ask the protester to go home (source: AL ARABIYA)

11 Feb: The 30 seconds that ended 30 years of Hosni Mubarak rule on Egypt - Mubarak waives office.

After 18 days of mass protest, it took just over 30 seconds for Egypt's vice-president,Omar Suleiman , to announce that President Hosni Mubarak was standing down and handing power to the military. "My fellow citizens, in the difficult circumstances our country is experiencing, President Muhammad Hosni Mubarak has decided to give up the office of the president of the republic and instructed the supreme council of the armed forces to manage the affairs of the country. May God guide our steps."

 11 Feb: Finally Mubarak step down (Source: CNN)

11 Feb: Mubarak step down after 30 years in power - Egyptian celebration (source: FRANCE 24)

Situation at Midan Tahrir after Mubarak step down and Egypt celebrates a new dawn
(Source: AL JAZEERA)

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