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Footage of the violence in Midan el Tahrir

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Footage of the violence in Midan el Tahrir.

1:20> you can see a man on a camel beating people with a stick.

2:00> plainclothes policemen attack a youth.

2:50> people digging up the sidewalk in order to throw the rocks.

Throughout the video you can see people being treated and carried away to safety.

This sight brings sorrow to the heart of every Egyptian.

Below you can watch as riders on horseback armed with sticks charge the peaceful protesters in order to disperse them. The American commentator calls it ‘interesting’, but I would call it horrifying.

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Written by BraveNewEgypt

February 2, 2011 at 10:23 pm

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  1. […] the while they tried to seduce us with offers of safety and security, despite Midan el Tahrir being turned into a warzone, and widespread acceptance of the fact that hired thugs were acting as pro-Mubarak protesters. We […]


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