The revolution in Egypt continues to be full of spirit. The people of Egypt are ready for change. They want President Mubarak to step down. Tahrir Square in Cairo has been a meeting ground for the anti-Mubarak protesters. Some protesters even sleep there. This helps them maintain control of the square to ensure they can continue to speak out about their anger at Mubarak.
The crowd is enormous at Tahrir Square. Hundreds of thousands of people are protesting there. The people are chanting anti-Mubarak slogans. One of the protesters announced, Â“ItÂ’s either death or freedom,Â” notes Al Jazeera.
There were several days of violence in Tahrir Square in Cairo. Protesters were violently beaten and tear gas filled the air. Some of the pro-Mubarak goons who were beating the protesters were found to be members of the police. Police identity cards were found on some of the violent thugs in Tahrir Square.
Journalists & Bloggers Attacked
Many Egyptian journalists and bloggers have been beaten and arrested in Tahrir Square. Foreign journalists are being targeted and beaten too, notes the Los Angeles Times. The hotels overlooking Tahrir Square in Cairo were at first full of journalists covering the protests. Then thugs started storming through the hotels and grabbing the journalistsÂ’ cameras. Then the government ordered journalists out of the hotels on the square.
Flags & Protest Signs
Tahrir Square has a very patriotic look during the protests. Many people are carrying Egyptian flags. There are also a lot of anti-Mubarak protest signs.
Reporting & Blogging Live
There are many bloggers and journalists reporting from Tahrir Square. To follow them on Twitter go to: @Sharifkouddous, @Sandmonkey, @SherineT, @AymanM, @AndersonCooper, @QifaNabki, @RamyRaoof, @LeilaDadal, @NickKristof and @BloggerSeif.