Cairo policemen march to demand higher wages and more respect.
Around 9am Saturday January 29, 2011, Egyptian police attempted to clear a street leading to Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Police fired shotguns into the air to announce their presence, following a night of massive civil unrest in Cairo. A group of protesters moved towards them from Tahrir Square. Three Egyptian military armored vehicles moved in to … Read More
Beeper phoned in to Global Post following a bloody battle between protesters and shotgun-wielding police on the dark streets of Cairo near Egypt’s feared Ministry of Interior. Originally aired on January 29, 2011 on Global Post.
The family of a 20-year-old Ahmed Shaaban, found dead in the Mahmoudia Canal, say he was tortured to death by police officers from the Sidi Gaber Police Station in Alexandria.