Chasse au journaliste en Egypte : "C'est un espion, tuez-le !" Marching around Tahrir, covered by a plastic sheet to protect. Detentions, and a Mubarak Aide’s Role in Them, Anger Egyptians. Tahrir Square 05-feb-2011 (Part 2) [HQ].mp4. Wednesday night intense battle. Hosny out, Egypt is free. Rocks used to defend Tahrir sq have been repurposed into scul. Share photos on Twitter. [LIVE] Dans les rues du Caire » Article » OWNI, Digital Journalism. Share photos on Twitter. Live blog Feb 6 - Egypt protests. From our headquarters in Doha, we keep you updated on all things Egypt, with reporting from Al Jazeera staff in Cairo and Alexandria.
Live Blog: Jan28 - Jan29 - Jan30 - Jan31 - Feb1 - Feb2 - Feb3 - Feb4 - Feb5 The Battle for Egypt - AJE Live Stream - Timeline - Photo Gallery - AJE Tweets - AJE Audio Blogs (All times are local in Egypt, GMT+2) 11:45pm The US state department has said that Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state, spoke last night with Ahmed Shafik, the Egyptian prime minister. Mubarak is Illegitimate. Egypt unrest: Hosni Mubarak must stay - US envoy. 5 February 2011Last updated at 23:19 Frank Wisner: 'This is an ideal moment for Mubarak to show the way forward' The US state department has distanced itself from comments by a US special envoy, to the effect that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak should stay in office during a power transition.
Spokesman Philip Crowley said Frank Wisner's views were his own, and not co-ordinated with the US government. In the hands of the secret police. Many Egyptian human rights activists arrested in the last few days remain in detention.
A list of those detained follows after the jump. There are probably hundreds if not thousands of others that are also being detained, interrogated and tortured right now. Frightening as the attacks on foreign journalists have been, most of our colleagues have emerged relatively unscathed. It's the Egyptians being rounded up by police and intelligence that I truly fear for.
For a disturbing account of what might be happening to them, see this New York Times article by two journalists who were held in intelligence interrogation facility the night before last. Girl leading chants at Tahrir. Chaîne de AlJazeeraEnglish. Live blog Feb 5 - Egypt protests. From our headquarters in Doha, we keep you updated on all things Egypt, with reporting from Al Jazeera staff in Cairo and Alexandria.
Live Blog: Jan28 - Jan29 - Jan30 - Jan31 - Feb1 - Feb2 - Feb3 - Feb4 The Battle for Egypt - AJE Live Stream - Timeline - Photo Gallery - AJE Tweets - AJE Audio Blogs (All times are local in Egypt, GMT+2) 11:37pm A video claiming to capture Egyptian plain clothes officers dragging Google executive Wael Ghonim away is starting to gain some traction on Youtube. Egypte: Démission de l'exécutif du Parti national démocrate. Activists block tanks from entering Tahrir Square. Protesters line up against Egyptian military tanks at an entrance to Tahrir Square on Saturday.
NEW: Apparent military effort to reopen Tahrir Square is rebuffedNEW: When Mubarak leaves, they will leave, the protesters sayThe Tahrir Square protesters form a human chain to block tanks from enteringScuffles broke out when soldiers knocked down some barricades, a witness says Cairo, Egypt (CNN) -- Opposition activists formed a human chain outside one of the entrances to Tahrir Square on Saturday afternoon to prevent two Egyptian military tanks from crossing through barricades into what has effectively become an anti-Mubarak enclave in the heart of the Egyptian capital. An eyewitness said scuffles broke out after an army general asked demonstrators to take down their makeshift barricades of corrugated steel and debris, which were built up during 48 hours of bloody fighting with regime supporters next to Cairo's landmark Egyptian Museum.
Egypt military mulls its options - Middle East. Egypt’s army is likely to decide the fate of the pro-democracy protesters in Tahrir Square, and the short-term future of the country’s government – yet few Egyptians know what to expect, because the army’s objectives and orders remain unclear and sometimes contradictory.
Soldiers seem to have been tasked with crowd control near Tahrir Square, but the army has also stressed in several public statements that it will not fire on civilians. Thus, while the army deployed troops around Tahrir on Thursday – forming a protective ring around pro-democracy protesters – it was quickly forced to withdraw once heavy fighting picked up. The next day, the defence minister – Mohammad Hussain Tantawi – paid a personal visit to Tahrir Square, meeting with soldiers stationed around it.