Tahrir vigil tonight

Ahead of demonstrations tomorrow in support of judges, there will be a sit-in vigil all night tonight in Midan Tahrir in the heart of Cairo. Nice to see a more original form of protest than usual.

Update: Pics can be reached via Fustat.

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, www.arabist.net.