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  • Tent over Tahrir

    A demonstrator hangs high in the rigging of the massive white tent erected over Tahrir Square. The tent required regular maintenance under the winds.

  • Lamp post

    When I asked a demonstrator next to me how this man scaled the lamp post, he turned to me laughing and said 'like a monkey!'

  • For the long run

    Many demonstrators converged on Tahrir Square, pledging an overnight occupation until revolutionary demands are addressed. Here, four demonstrators walk towards Tahrir in the setting sun.

  • The message is clear

    Despite repeated statements in the press that the demonstrators who returned to Tahrir Square on July 8 did not have clear objectives, many in the square challenge that, and released two statements of clear objectives.

  • The people are back

    Tahrir Square was packed with protesters on July 8th.

  • SCAF

    The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) are the defacto rulers of Egypt, 'overseeing' the transition to civilian rule. Many Egyptians are highly skeptical of their intentions however, their interest in protecting their own, and their traditionally anti-reform leader, Field Marshall Tantawi.

  • Justice?

    Demonstrators in Tahrir Square are eager to see former regime members brought to justice.

  • Tear gas = $25

    After pitched battles last week, during which police fired volley after volley of USA made tear gas on Tahrir demonstrators, graffiti has been painted all over the square exposing the money being paid to suppress demonstrations.

  • Masr

    Nationalism has grown since the advent of the 25 January revolution.

  • Tents

    Tents in Tahrir are organized by theme, allowing for discussions on everything from religion to socialism. Passersby are encouraged to sit and join the debates.

  • The Ship of State

    A demonstrator wears a model of a felucca - a Nile sailing ship - on his head.

  • Necklace

    A demonstrator wears a necklace of used tear gas canisters, made in the USA.

  • Tantawi

    A demonstrator holds a stenciled image of Field Marshall Tantawi - increasingly criticized - behind bars. Minutes later the demonstrator was acosted by men and physically restrained while they destroyed his sign. Undaunted, he regained his poise and held the pieces together, one segment in each hand.

  • Water

    Protesters gather at the end of Mohammed Mahmoud street, just at the entrance to Tahrir.

  • Graffiti

    New graffiti lined the roads heading to Tahrir Square.

  • Under the wires

    Rigging criss-crosses Tahrir, suspending tents and demonstrators.

  • Tent over Tahrir

    A demonstrator hangs high in the rigging of the massive white tent erected over Tahrir Square. The tent required regular maintenance under the winds.

  • Lamp post

    When I asked a demonstrator next to me how this man scaled the lamp post, he turned to me laughing and said 'like a monkey!'

  • For the long run

    Many demonstrators converged on Tahrir Square, pledging an overnight occupation until revolutionary demands are addressed. Here, four demonstrators walk towards Tahrir in the setting sun.

  • The message is clear

    Despite repeated statements in the press that the demonstrators who returned to Tahrir Square on July 8 did not have clear objectives, many in the square challenge that, and released two statements of clear objectives.

  • The people are back

    Tahrir Square was packed with protesters on July 8th.

  • SCAF

    The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) are the defacto rulers of Egypt, 'overseeing' the transition to civilian rule. Many Egyptians are highly skeptical of their intentions however, their interest in protecting their own, and their traditionally anti-reform leader, Field Marshall Tantawi.

  • Justice?

    Demonstrators in Tahrir Square are eager to see former regime members brought to justice.

  • Tear gas = $25

    After pitched battles last week, during which police fired volley after volley of USA made tear gas on Tahrir demonstrators, graffiti has been painted all over the square exposing the money being paid to suppress demonstrations.

  • Masr

    Nationalism has grown since the advent of the 25 January revolution.

  • Tents

    Tents in Tahrir are organized by theme, allowing for discussions on everything from religion to socialism. Passersby are encouraged to sit and join the debates.

  • The Ship of State

    A demonstrator wears a model of a felucca - a Nile sailing ship - on his head.

  • Necklace

    A demonstrator wears a necklace of used tear gas canisters, made in the USA.

  • Tantawi

    A demonstrator holds a stenciled image of Field Marshall Tantawi - increasingly criticized - behind bars. Minutes later the demonstrator was acosted by men and physically restrained while they destroyed his sign. Undaunted, he regained his poise and held the pieces together, one segment in each hand.

  • Water

    Protesters gather at the end of Mohammed Mahmoud street, just at the entrance to Tahrir.

  • Graffiti

    New graffiti lined the roads heading to Tahrir Square.

  • Under the wires

    Rigging criss-crosses Tahrir, suspending tents and demonstrators.

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