06/20/2012 . By TIMEP

 Thousands of demonstrators, primarily supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood but including some secular revolutionaries, gathered tonight in Tahrir Square to denounce the military’s recent perceived power grabs. Among the causes

05/20/2011 . By TIMEP

A rumored determination by the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) to grant amnesty to former President Hosni Mubarak and his family prompted thousands of protesters to descend upon

05/13/2011 . By TIMEP

Egyptian protesters gathered in Tahrir Square to mark the “nakba” (“catastrophe”), a reference to the 1948 establishment of the state of Israel. Thousands of protesters called for “solidarity with the

03/09/2011 . By TIMEP

Protesters maintaining camps in Tahrir Square reported torture and abuse following a crackdown by security forces today. Witnesses’ testimonies to Human Rights Watch (HRW) and the media describe how “hundreds

03/08/2011 . By TIMEP

Today, a deadly episode of violence between 1,300 Christians and Muslims in Cairo left 14 persons dead, 140 injured and five cars burnt. The confrontation between the two groups took

02/14/2011 . By TIMEP

The Egyptian military attempted to clear Tahrir Square completely, removing the remaining few barricades and encouraging protesters to evacuate the area and return to work. Despite the call to re-establish

02/13/2011 . By TIMEP

The Egyptian Supreme Council of the Armed Forces [SCAF] announced, in Communique No. 5, the dissolution of the parliament and the suspension of the constitution. The announcement additionally indicated that

02/12/2011 . By TIMEP

Despite requests for protests to stop, some demonstrators remained in the streets, particularly in Tahrir Square. These activists released their own “People’s Communique No. 1,” styled after the military’s recent

02/11/2011 . By TIMEP

Mass protests continued across the country following President Hosni Mubarak’s speech late last night in which he continued to give no indication that he would leave office. In one notable

02/08/2011 . By TIMEP

A particularly large number of protesters turned out today to join those resident in Tahrir Square, with Al-Jazeera describing it as possibly the largest number of demonstrators in the Square