The missing: Egypt’s political prisoners issue presses Morsi

Nationwide protests on Friday called for the release of Egypt’s prisoners of conscience; with thousands still missing and 600 facing trial for political activity, the battle for justice continues Thousands took to the streets Friday in  protests calling for compensation and the release of revolutionaries imprisoned through military or civilian courts since last year’s popular … Continue reading

Street artists paint ‘through’ SCAF walls, in protest

  Cairo’s most popular revolutionary graffiti artists came together with members of the public Friday to protest against the seven downtown army-built barricades by painting murals on them. Following the theme of “drawing through the walls” as graffiti artist Hossam Shukrallah told Ahram Online, each artist painted imagined spaces that broke through the barriers onto … Continue reading

Walled in: SCAF’s concrete barricades

                              Recurrent street battles between police and protesters have led the interior ministry to literally wall itself in; Ahram Online maps the growth of these concrete curtains and the transformation of Cairo into a city of walls 24 November –  Mohamed … Continue reading

Guardian: In the thick of the clashes, police shoot tear gas and bullets

Cairo-based journalist Bel Trew described the scene as the security forces used teargas tried to disperse around a thousand protesters near the Ministry of Interior.

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