Latest in Tag: Tahrir square Highlight

Latest in Tag: Tahrir square

Protesters camp out in Tahrir

By Mai Shams El-Din and Amira Salah-Ahmed CAIRO: Protesters remained camped out in Tahrir Square through the early hours of Sunday, in defiance of curfew and a violent crackdown by military police the previous night. By Saturday afternoon, more than a thousand protesters were back in Tahrir Square after being forcefully dispersed by military police in …


Tens of thousands in Tahrir call for removal of government

By Heba Fahmy CAIRO: Tens of thousands gathered in Tahrir Square in what was dubbed the “Friday of Cleansing and Protecting the Revolution,” demanding the resignation of the current government headed by Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq. Though the number of people in Tahrir was markedly less than the Friday before, participants’ chants resounded in the area, …


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