Posts Tagged: موقعة الجمل

٥ فبراير: قائد المنطقة المركزية اللواء حسن الرويني يصف الاعتصام بالتمثيلية وينفي وجود شهداء أو مصابين يوم موقعة الجمل ويحاول فض الاعتصام

General Hassan el-Roweini, head of the army’s Central Zone Command, showed up in Tahrir on 5 February, trying to convince the protesters of suspending the sit-in, following the “Battle of the Camel”, when Mubarak’s thugs descended on Tahrir to slaughter us under the watchful “neutral” eye of the army. In the video above, General el-Roweini

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Egypt marks May Day

Tomorrow, we celebrate May Day in Tahrir Square. It’ll be probably the first real celebration of that event since 1951. The July 1952 coup which brought Nasser to power had inaugurated its rule with the execution of two communist workers in Kafr el-Dawar textile mill, Khamis and el-Baqri. May Days under Nasser, Sadat and Mubarak

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