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Egyptian Revolution 2011

  • Tahrir Town Square Protest

    Tahrir Town Square Protest
    VIDEOThe Beginning<a href='http://Facebook and twitter posts facilitated a mass of people to gather in Tahrir square and hundreds of other cities throughout Europe on the "day of rage". On national holiday to honor forces, throusands of protesters gathered in Cairo screaming the chant "Down with Mubarak" to revolt against President Hosni Mubarak after the influence of Tunsia's revolution.
  • The "March of Millions"

    The "March of Millions"
    March of millionsOnce again, in Tahrir town square, Cairo, a protest was planned. The difference this time was not the motive, but the amount of people taking a stand. Over a million people were planned to attend this protest in order to demand the resignation of the president, and some sources say that two million Egyptians showed up in the area of a town fit to hold 250,000.
  • Battle of the Camels

    Battle of the Camels
    Battle of the Camel TrialUnfair TactictsAt 6 am in the morning, shots were investigated and found from government agents hiding in a hotel. Then came minor brawls at around 11 about an hour before pro- Mubarak marches came through with hired thugs and camels. This led to raiding of tents and busloads of pro-Mubarak groups constantly fighting the exhausted protesters. The battle of the Camels left 11 dead, over 600 wounded and 25 members and associates of Mubarak’s (now-dispersed) National Democratic Party (NDP) behind bars.
  • President resigns

    President resigns
    2:00President Hosni Mubarak's announcement of resignation was made by Vice President, Omar Suleiman. After 30 years of autocratic rule, he stepped down giving the egyptians freedom in their hunger for change because the military pushed him from office (occurred after 18 days of protest). The SCEAF is now in power as they try to build a torn down government.
  • Interior Ministry offices stormed

    Interior Ministry offices stormed
    Interior Ministry officesAs word got out that files relating to the abuse and torture by state security officers got out, thousands of protesters stormed the Interior Ministry office. However, by the time they got there, most of the files leading to the prosecution of the SSO for corruption and human rights violations were already burned. Abolishing the state security system had been a main demand for Egyptian protesters since the start of the revolution, so they didn't let the set back stop them from making their case.
  • A bloody battle

    A bloody battle
    Bloody BattlesDuring protest, a small group of protesters were bombarded with tear gas by the army, which resulted in injuries among hundreds of people. That day and a few days afterwards, on one of the streets leading to Tahrir Town Square, Mohamed Mahmoud Street, violence escalated once again. These bloody encounters left 40 protesters dead.
  • Democratic Parliament

    Democratic Parliament
    Parliamentary GovernmentEgypt’s first democratically elected Parliament in more than 60 years began chaotically, with thousands of demonstrators gathered outside in a mix of celebration and protest. But by nightfall, Saad el Katatni, an important member of the Muslim Brotherhood, was elected speaker. Mr. Katatni’s victory, by a vote of 399 to 97, signified an important turn in the history of the Brotherhood, which had been banned by ex president Mr. Mubarak.
  • Cleansing Friday

    Cleansing Friday
    protesterVIDEOCleansingFridayAs it has been since the beginning, "Cleansing Friday" was tweeted by many citizen and professional journalists throughout Egypt. For the tenth week in a row (roughly two weeks after Mubarak stepped down) numerous citizens took to the square to largly demonstrate against the remaining corrupt government officians and cleanse all significant ties to the previous administration.
  • Presidential elections

    Presidential elections
    ElectionsThe 2012 year will mark an event in history for the Egyptians as they hold a presidential election, This election will be the second presidential election in Egypt's history with more than one candidate, following 2005. Also, it's the first presidential election since the 2011 Egyptian revolution during the Arab Spring,
  • President takes power

    President takes power
    Millitary Steps Down By July, the presidential elections will have been assembled and the new Egyptian president will have been elected. On July 1,12, in Egypt's capital of Cairo, the military council that assumed power from Mubarak after his resignation, the generals, are to hand over power to the new ruler, which surveys have led to believe will be Amr Moussa.