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Galerie de RamyRaoof. This Week in Photos: Egypt. "Egyptian activists shout anti-succession slogans during a protest in Cairo, Egypt.

This Week in Photos: Egypt

Egyptian police beat and arrested anti-government activists demonstrating outside the downtown presidential palace against a possible father-son succession in the country. " Flickr CC photo by Nasser Nouri Flickr CC photo by monasosh Flickr CC photo by Al Jazeera English "#Jan25 New Hope - A Kafya member and a victory sign at the Tahrir square" Flickr CC photo by Kodak Agfa More coverage from ReadWriteWeb: Twitter Speaks Up for Free Speech: "The Tweets Must Flow"Al Jazeera Releases Egypt Coverage Under Creative Commons (UPDATED)Egypt: Tor Use Skyrocketing as Users Route-Around Internet Blocks Flickr CC photo by Sarah Carr Flickr CC photo by Sarah Carr "Mubarak, go down!

"Ppl took over 2 security trucks, wt banners saying "LEAVE"" Dec. 28 Flickr CC photo by monasosh Flickr CC photo by Sarah Carr Flickr CC photo by Sarah Carr Flickr CC photo by Sarah Carr. Egypt in Pictures: The "War Zone" in Suez. The Egypt Protests. The Egyptian protests against lack of work, rising food prices and the oppressive regime of President Hosni Mubarak seem to be moving towards a climax.

The Egypt Protests

Today the Egyptian government has shut down all internet access and text messaging service to try and prevent people from finding out about the protests. And to stop people from finding out about the police brutality which has been going on for decades, as can be read in the Wikileaks Egypt Cables released today. It takes brave, or desperate, people to stand up to people with guns so we wish the people of Egypt well. Warning: Some images are graphic.UPDATE: Live streams from Egypt. Protesters are urging the army to join them and not side with the government or police.UPDATE 2: New images added. The Egypte Protests the Egypte Protests Part 2 the Egypte Protests Part 3 101. 202. 303. 404. 505. 606. 707. 808. 909. 1010. 1111. 1212. 1313. 1414. 1515.

In Pictures: 'Day of Anger' Featured on Al Jazeera The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.

In Pictures: 'Day of Anger'

Colleagues of detained Al Jazeera journalists press demands for their release, 100 days after their arrest in Egypt. Mehdi Hasan discusses online freedoms and the potential of the web with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales. A tight race seems likely as 814 million voters elect leaders in world's largest democracy next week. Mapping Egypt's 'day of wrath' - Middle East. Gunfire erupts in eastern Ukraine town#link# Africa power cuts affect millions#link# sides trade blame over new gas attack#link# raise Russia flag in Ukraine city#link# 'abducted' by Pakistan Taliban #link# signals add to plane search urgency#link# PM accuses Twitter of tax evasion#link# seize east Ukraine security buildings#link# troops help Muslims flee CAR#link# hit by weakening storm#link# Maoists attack election officials#link# accuses Kenya of mistreating Somalis#link# warn of Heartbleed bug threat#link# rejects visa for Iran's UN envoy #link# Ukraine's political crisis#link#

Mapping Egypt's 'day of wrath' - Middle East

L'embrasement de l'Egypte, en images. From my friend in Cairo: