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An interview with a protester about demands for the government by Friday the 4th of March or they will start another uprising.
Demonstrators outside of Tahrir Square greet Egyptian Army soldiers in a tank with enthusiasm.
Protesters gather in Tahrir Square calling for the removal of the Cabinet, stating, "the head has been removed, but the body is still in place," referring to the fact that although Mubarak is out of office, his cabinet and other parts of the regime remain. All while protesters also condemn the actions of Colonel Gaddafi as the Libyan military began to use force to quell the beginning of their own revolution.
February 18, 2011 - Cairo
Two soldiers stand guard at an entrance to Tahrir square as masses of Egyptians protest against the regime while celebrating the Day of Victory, when Mubarak was removed from office just one week before.
At a demonstration just one week following Mubarak's removal from office, a boy stands on a tank making a peace sign with one hand and holding an Egyptian flag in the other.
Egyptian demonstrators begin to gather in Tahrir Square in order to celebrate the Day of Victory to commemorate a week after President Mubarak was ousted from office, over two million were reported to have attended.
Demonstrators in Tahrir Square chanting against Mubarak on February 10, 2011, "The people want to overthrow the regime, Down with Hosni Mubarak",
A woman cries and criticizes Egyptian President Mubarak in Tahrir Square
The demonstrators chant, "The people want the regime to tumble!"
A woman discovers that, after the military checkpoint that she passes through, there are female demonstrators at a second, civilian checkpoint who are there to perform weapons-searches on other females entering Tahrir Square. He assures her that the demonstrator checkpoint just has people making sure that no weapons enter the square and that the people there are kind and respectful.
HD footage of Tunisian and Egyptian flags flying together during a protest in Tahrir Square.
HD footage of a protester sleeping in Tahrir Square, wrapped in an Egyptian flag.
Video by Kareem: A pro-democracy protester is asked whether he received money to protest. He denies it and then he and others around hims express their surprise and disgust that their president is working with thugs and gangs (referring to the orchestrated attacks on demonstrators carried out by what Egyptians believe are primarily hired thugs).
Video by Kareem: A protester responds to the accusation that the protesters were trained by foreign governments and receiving money to demonstrate in Tahrir (this accusation was broadcast on Egyptian state television). The protester says that this is not true, explaining that if the democracy protesters were truly being paid to protest, the Pro-Mubarak thugs who showed up days after the protests began would have been there with them, supporting democracy from the beginning.
This raw footage shows the fortifications and the front line to defend Tahrir Square against attacks, including neatly gathered ammunition piles of stone, and the waiting army tanks on the opposite side.
Demonstrators in Tahrir Square, Cairo, gather in front of tanks, after a warning was sent that an attack was imminent.
This raw video shows demonstrators in Tahrir Square running to defend an entrance against attack, in response to a warning of danger by lookouts.
This raw video shows some of the social media graffiti messages in Tahrir Square, Cairo.
In this raw video demonstrators sing together in Tahrir Sqaure in Cairo.
This video shows a child in Egypt's Tahrir Square among demonstrators.
A child leads a group in a song addressed to the son of former president Hosni Mubarak, saying, "Gamal [Mubarak], go tell your dad that the Egyptian people do not like him-- tell him that they want to eat and they want to learn, but there's no food and no education."
A man with an HD camera walks through a citizen's checkpoint behind Tahrir Square in Cairo, and walks to an informal hospital with volunteer doctors and surgeons.
An interview with a volunteer doctor at a hospital that has been set up at a Mosque behind Tahrir square. The doctor explains that he is an emergency room surgeon who has been volunteering at this make-shift hospital for people who sustain injuries during the demonstrations. He gives a brief description of the organizers and other doctors in the hospital and how Egyptian citizens bring in supplies and medicine that they buy and donate to the cause. He says that he has personally confirmed three deaths during his two-day tenure at the hospital.
Tanks roll through Tahrir Square...
Egyptian tanks and military personnel make their way through demonstrators. Some civilians share words with the military about what the military should do.
Interview in Arabic with a poor demonstrator, saying why he has come to Tahrir Square on Tuesday, February 1, 2011 to demonstrate. He is asked how he feels about what's happening in Egypt. He replies, "My feelings? My feelings? How do I feel about having a family that I cannot feed? I feel like I'm living on the streets. That's how I feel..."
Protesters from Suez City present a unique protest in Tahrir Square on Tuesday, February 1, 2011, promising in a song that on Friday, February 4, in the afternoon, they will go and grab the president from his palace.
A man showing the 10-piasters bread, which is being sold now after economic cuts.
During Tuesday's protest on February 1, 2011, in Tahrir Square.
A man calling for people to rise up, during the peaceful protest at Tahrir Square last Tuesday, February 1, 2011. In the foreground, a puppet of the president is being hanged.
A man holding a cat during the peaceful protest in Tahrir Square last Tuesday, February 1, 2011.
A kid on his dad's shoulders, revolting and singing, with the Egyptian flag waving in his hand during Tuesday, February 1, 2011's protest in Tahrir Square.
A banner held during Tuesday's protest in Tahrir Square, Cairo. It says, "The Egyptian People's Signature-- Muslims and Christians," with a hand-print, possibly made with blood.
Photo taken during protests in Tahrir Square in February of 2011. The effigy was erected in front of the Mogamma3, a massive government building containing a huge, inefficient, and some say corrupt, bureaucracy that has frustrated many Egyptian people.
Many of Egypt's most popular revolution chants are out into song by Ramy.
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