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The army surrounds the acces to the presidential palace and prevents the crowd from approaching the building. However an officer will authorize a soldier to hang on an Egyptian flag handed by a revolutionary has the antenna of its tank after to have already agreed to turn the artillery of tanks in a direction opposite to the demonstrators.
Sunday, May 15th, 2011: Around 700 Palestinians commemorated today the 63rd Nakba, or Tragedy, at the Qalandiya checkpoint between Ramallah and Jerusalem. An estimated 1,500 Israeli soldiers launched tear gas and fired rubber bullets and sound bombs at the demonstrators who burned tires, slung stones and chanted for unity, revolution and the right of return. An estimated 150 people were treated for tear gas-related injuries including head blows, 15 for rubber bullet wounds, 9 were arrested by undercover Israeli agents, and one male protester died.
Village mayor Bayoun Tabib and Popular Resistance Committee Musa Tabib describe their struggle to keep Israeli bulldozers, security gates and Wall from cutting off their ancestral land.
For the first time since the bloody fratricide following the 2006 Palestinian elections, Hamas supporters were allowed to publicly protest in the West Bank. More than two hundred supporters celebrated the recently announced Palestinian National Unity under green headbands and flags.
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.
In this raw video a small crowd sings a revolutionary song together, with a backdrop of the burned National Democratic Party headquarters and the Egyptian Museum.
Photo: H. F.
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.
Demonstrators assembled at the Osman Towers in Maadi and walked north to Cairo after Friday Prayer around 2:00 PM. As demonstrators moved north along the Corniche their numbers grew and grew. What began as a peaceful and "civilized" demonstration turned violent as they approached Masr Qadema (Old Cairo) Police Station. The police attacked the demonstrators with tear gas and the demonstrators responded by attacking the police station. Eventually, the police station was taken over, the prisoners released (reportedly by their relatives) and the police station was set on fire.
Protestors hold up a can of tear gas and shout "Made in USA!" and say in Arabic "These are American weapons," on January 28, 2011 during protests en route to occupy Tahrir Square. First half is in Arabic, second half with subtitles.
Footage from Al-Qasr Al-Ayni Street in Cairo, on the "Day of Anger" protests that took place on January 25, 2011. A lone man stops a riot vehicle armed with a water-cannon. Voices in the background encourage him, shouting out, "You're a brave man! That's it!"
A man looking into a container,.
Barcelona, Spain. The cold winter days are no impediment for people without financial resources go rummaging through garbage containers. These survival practices are increasingly common in Spain, where the unemployment rate is 25 percent and many households have all their members unemployed.