Egypt revolution

  • Day of anger

    Day of anger
    Protester flooded the streets of Cairo to protest against political repression, unemployment under president Hosni Mubarak.
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    Egypt revolution

  • government shut down media

    government shut down media
    Led by President Hosni Mubarak, the government shut down all the media services such as mobile phones and Internet. The aim was to block people from gathering on the Internet for furthur protests. Tens of thousands of Egyptians poured into the streets to protest. Through out the day, the police fired tear gas, rubber bullets and water connons into the crowd.
  • Friday of anger

    Friday of anger
    President Hosni Mubarak announced through media that he would dismiss his cabinets and form a new government.
  • President refused to step down

    President refused to step down
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said he will not run for a new term in office in September elections, but rejected demands that he step down immediately and leave the country, vowing to die on Egypt's soil, in a television address Tuesday after a dramatic day in which a quarter-million protesters called on him to go.
  • Battle of the Camel

    Battle of the Camel
    Clashes between Mubarak’s sup­port­ers and anti-gov­ern­ment demon­strat­ors in Tahrir Square turn vi­ol­ent, with three people killed and more than 600 in­jured. The Internet returned.
  • Protesters demanded president to resign immediately

    Protesters demanded president to resign immediately
    Thousands of protester gathered in Tahrir Square and put pressure on Mubarak to let him resign by the end of the day.
  • President resigned

    President resigned
    Pres­id­ent Hosni Mubarak resigns, hand­ing power to the Egyp­tian mil­it­ary be­fore flee­ing Cairo. Demon­strat­ors cel­eb­rate in Tahrir Square.
  • Violent protests came to an end

    Violent protests came to an end
    Egypt’s mil­it­ary dis­solves par­lia­ment and sus­pends the con­sti­tu­tion, say­ing it will rule for six months or un­til pres­id­en­tial and par­lia­ment­ary elec­tions are held.