Egyptian Revolution

  • The revolt begins

    The "Day of Revolt" nationwide protests against the government of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak began. Tens of thousands of protestors gathered in Cairo, with thousands more in cities throughout Egypt. The protests were generally non-violent, but there were reports of some casualties among both civilians and police. After several Facebook groups were created and Twitter tweets facilitated mass demonstrations, the government blocked access to Twitte
  • day two of the peoples uprisin

    violance escolated, people were furiouse about the enternet block and became more angery at there government. live bullets were fired at the crowd of people three people reported dead
  • Continues

    The egyptian government demands that all conections to the enternet be shut off, throngs of people gathered in Cairo to protest, police withdrew
  • March of Millions

    There was an estimated two million people present in protest at Tahrir squear where there was a relativly peacful protest but some lootng was reported but no deaths acounted for
  • Tellivision apearance

    " Mubarak again made a televised address after continuing protests, and offered several concessions. He pledged not to run for another term in the elections planned for September and promised political reforms, stating that he would remain in office to oversee a peaceful transition."
  • Batel of the Camel

    "as waves of Mubarak supporters met anti-government protesters; some supporters rode camels and horses into Tahrir Square, reportedly wielding swords and sticks. The clashes were believed to have been orchestrated by Habib El Adly, and there were hundreds of casualties. The military tried to limit the violence, repeatedly separating anti-Mubarak and pro-Mubarak groups. President Mubarak reiterated his refusal to step down in interviews with several news agencies"
  • Period: to

    much has happend but little progress

    violance increases 300 people have died in the unrest, Tahrir Square to again press for an end to Mubarak's rule in a "Friday of Departure" Egyptians staged one of their largest protests. Vice President Suleiman said that Egypt had a timetable for the peaceful transfer of power, and promised no reprisals against protesters Mubarak formally addressed Egypt amid speculation of a military coup, but rather than resigning (as was widely expected) he stated he would delegate some of his powers to Vic
  • resignation

    Suleiman announced Mubarak's resignation; the Supreme Council of Egyptian Armed Forces would assume leadership of the country.