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Cairo Carnage: Shock Videos shows cop atrocities. At least 22 killed. Clashes escalating. Cabinet submits resignation to ruling Junta.
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[quote:anon 121214 2834042:MV8xNzA5MzEzXzI4MjYxNjUwXzI3ODdFQ0VG] [quote:Anonymous Coward 5696950:MV8xNzA5MzEzXzI4MjYxNTg3X0UwQkI5NTg=] [quote:DoorBert:MV8xNzA5MzEzXzI4MjYxNDgwXzkxQUQ0NkND] [quote:Anonymous Coward 5696950:MV8xNzA5MzEzXzI4MjYxNDY3XzkxNEFGRUUx] Our Culture Minister even quit over these clashes, in protest. the SCAF said they would hand power over after 6 months to a civilian interim government. NOW, they want to stay in power til 2013, that's the last roadmap they gave. MANY are opposed, including Moussa and Baradei. Moussa also spoke out against this harsh tactic and beating down and killng protesters. People say it seems like Mubarak still in power and Habib Al-Adly not in jail but still directing the police. This is not over...now they killed 35, injured over 1700, people will gain more support now. Except this time, it's against Tantawi and the USA, so it can get worse than the days in January. Pray for us!!! [/quote] My prayers are with you and the good people of Egypt. Stay safe and please report in when you can. [/quote] Thank you for the kind words and prayers, we can use them. I'm really worried how far this will go. A truce was negotiated, they let protesters sit in, police retreated. The crowd in Tahrir is MASSIVE now. The mood is somewhat subdued...people are talking low and calm. Some chanting and clapping here and there against Tantawi. There are shots now, not sure what it is, probably tear gas? If they try to attack again, this will be more bloody than before. Women and children are there too...nobody is afraid anymore. It is now clear they don't want to install a true democracy, they wants to install a Dictator again...in form of Military being in charge. The US loves Annan, I had suspicions and many of us did. Lets see what they will do now. [/quote] I hope the people are waking up and realizing demanding regime change, changes nothing. demanding the old leadership be replaced with new leadership, just shifts the power. demand the whole system to change within which that leadership operates. [/quote]
A shocking video has been released in the internet showing the violent crackdown of police and security during the protests over the weekend.
Riot police are spreading tear gas and firing rubber bullets as the crowd of stone-throwing protesters at Egyptís Tahrir Square begins to swell.
RTís Paula Slier reports from Cairo that the situation on the ground remains extremely tense.
Some of the rubber bullets have gone astray, hitting residential buildings nearby and starting fires.
Paula has encountered at least a dozen ambulances and a fire brigade quickly responding.
link to rt.com
According to the health ministry 22 peaple have been killed since Saturday.
Clashes have continued through the morning in the vicinity of the square in central Cairo, Al Jazeera Mike Hanna reports.
link to blogs.aljazeera.net
Al Jazeera's Mike Hanna reports from Tahrir Square, where despite an earlier agreement to allow protesters to remain in the epicentre of the square, clashes have once again broken out.
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