Military Prevents Confrontation between Protesters and Police in Cairo

January 29, 2011 No Comments

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: Showdown with Police in Cairo

January 29, 2011 No Comments

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.