"As filmmakers, the climax happens in the first two minutes. The dictator fell. Where are you going to go from there?"

Oscar nominated documentary “The Square” follows Egypt’s revolution from Hosni Mubarak’s ouster in 2011 through the 2012 end of direct military rule and the 2013 removal of elected Muslim Brotherhood President Mohammed Morsi.

The film can’t be shown publicy in Egypt.
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"As filmmakers, the climax happens in the first two minutes. The dictator fell. Where are you going to go from there?"

Oscar nominated documentary “The Square” follows Egypt’s revolution from Hosni Mubarak’s ouster in 2011 through the 2012 end of direct military rule and the 2013 removal of elected Muslim Brotherhood President Mohammed Morsi.

The film can’t be shown publicy in Egypt.

Learn more.

After six weeks of supporters rallying against Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi’s removal, Egyptian security forces on Wednesday bulldozed the main camp in Cairo, burning tents and rounding up protesters who refused to leave.

AP reports that at least 149 people have been killed.

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Violent protest broke out in Egypt again two nights ago. FRONTLINE captured it all in a cloud of tear gas.

Violent protest broke out in Egypt again two nights ago. FRONTLINE captured it all in a cloud of tear gas.

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WATCH LIVE: Masses of Egyptians protest in Cairo’s Tahrir Square.

Tahrir Square, the site known around the world for Egypt’s historic revolution has another much more dubious reputation — as a dangerous place for women.
The formula for the attacks on female protesters in the square, they say, has become familiar and vicious: Men will surround a woman, separating her from her companions, grope her, sometimes ripping off her clothes, and sexually assault her.
Recenlty, various grassroots groups have sprung up to raise awareness and protect women in the square. Learn more here.

Tahrir Square, the site known around the world for Egypt’s historic revolution has another much more dubious reputation — as a dangerous place for women.

The formula for the attacks on female protesters in the square, they say, has become familiar and vicious: Men will surround a woman, separating her from her companions, grope her, sometimes ripping off her clothes, and sexually assault her.

Recenlty, various grassroots groups have sprung up to raise awareness and protect women in the square. Learn more here.

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State news agency reports that Egyptian ex-president Mubarak is “clinically dead.” His heart stopped beating, and is not responding to defibrillation, reports the Associated Press. 

(stream via Reuters)

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Muslim Brotherhood declares its candidate wins Egypt’s presidential election, the AP reports.

The graffiti in Tahrir Square tells a different story.

Reporter Nancy Youssef on Egypt’s historic presidential election

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