Anti-Mubarak protest pictures

You can find a few pictures I took at the demo with my phone here. Unfortunately, they're not very high-res. I also a few video clips but I think most users won't be able to view them without special software. I can put them up on demand or if I can find a way to convert them to a more universal format.

On another note, as I watched the clips again, I realized that when the demonstrators sang the national anthem, they were actually not using the right words. I didn't realize at the moment but when re-listening it became quite clear. It was also confirmed by this AP story on the event.

On Sunday, the protesters dispersed peacefully within an hour, singing a revised version of the Egyptian national anthem: "My country, you still have oppression in politics and economics. You need revolution, my country."

The real lyrics are: "My country, you have my love and my heart."

If you can view 3GP files (I can with Quicktime Pro for Mac OS X), click here to see that clip.
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Issandr El Amrani

Issandr El Amrani is a Cairo-based writer and consultant. His reporting and commentary on the Middle East and North Africa has appeared in The Economist, London Review of Books, Financial Times, The National, The Guardian, Time and other publications. He also publishes one of the longest-running blog in the region,