Egypt: Clashes on Video

This post is part of our special coverage of Egypt Protests 2011.

The world has its attention placed on Egypt, going on its 10th day of protests against the regime.  As Internet connectivity was reestablished, a rise in twitter updates, image and video uploads was seen, showing what the situation was like on the Egyptian streets, from Egyptian eyes.

YouTube's Citizentube has begun collectively curating citizen videos, and on their YouTube page they have a submission form for anyone who finds (or uploads) citizen media video of the protests to include it on the site.

Raw footage from individuals on the ground offers a visceral window into the situation in Egypt, where crowds are gathering to demand President Mubarak's resignation.

If you've found videos on YouTube that document what's happening on the streets of Egypt's cities, please add the links here.

Here is a video showing the activity of  Tahrir square from above:

And this next one shows the clashes from ground level:

Other tools being used mobile devices which upload directly to the web, like Ahmed Naguib is doing with twitter and his tumblr account. He also uploaded pictures showing the field hospitals set up for the protesters, like this one showing the medical supplies:

Medicine and Medical Supplies by Ahmed Naguib

He's also uploaded short videos that give you the sense of what is going on at ground level, like this video showing musicians playing in Tahrir Square:

Or this next one showing protesters chanting and waving flags at night:

On Facebook, Ahmad Elhag uploaded a graphic video showing a Military truck running over protesters; a longer version can be found on YouTube:

But not only is the government using trucks to run over protesters: this next video shows how they've also put horses and camels to do their dirty work, endangering not only the dozens of people they plow through, but also the animals. After the initial confrontation, protesters are seen leading off the now riderless animals:

And this next image says it all:

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This post is part of our special coverage of Egypt Protests 2011.


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