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These images of people wearing eye patches were painted on the walls of the downtown American University in Cairo campus on Mohamed Mahmoud Street in tribute to those protesters who lost their eyes during protests in and around Tahrir Square in…
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Excerpts from Laila Soliman's interactive theatre performance 'No Time for Art'. The play, performed in June 2011, tells stories of the uprising and military and police violence in a minimalist style.
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This song, by Ultras Ahlawy tells the story of the emergence of the group and their role in the 2011 revolution, including the massacre of 74 Ultras Ahlawy members following a match in Port Said in February 2012.
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“Masr le kol al-Masryeen” (Egypt for all Egyptians) is a celebratory riposte at the Brotherhood, variously accused of attempting to turn Egypt into their own fiefdom or divide the country. The song expresses themes such as national unity and the…
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In this clip, the much loved vernacular poet Ahmed Fouad Negm celebrates the revolution during its early days. Throughout his life, he wrote many poems about revolution, and at last he felt that his dreams were coming true with Egyptians going out…
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This famous mural depicts Sayed Khaled, painted with angel wings, the youngest martyr of the revolution. The Arabic reads: "Glory to the unidentified".
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A mural on Mohamed Mahmoud Street commemorating those killed at a football match in Port Said in February 2012. More than 70 Al-Ahly fans were killed during clashes with rival fans. Many believe that the police orchestrated the clashes out of…
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Poet Tamim al-Barghouthi recites this famous poem. "Oh Egyptian People" in this video clip, which was produced by Qabila TV music for the first anniversary of the revolution . The poem gained wide popularity when it came out in 2011 after the January…
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The song's lyrics were composed by poet Amin Haddad and sung by Eskenderella Band in the aftermath of the Mohammed Mahmoud street protests in November 2011, which resulted in the killing of over 40 protestors. The video clip shows the band singing it…
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The lyrics by poet Amin Haddad and sung by Eskenderella Band in the aftermath of the 2011 Revolution pay tribute to the Egyptian people and their revolt against injustice and the imperial powers that exploited them. The song represents the revolution…
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