Egypt Revolution 25th Jan 2011
Occurred in the wake of the popular uprising that began in January 25, 2011, whichincluded a series of demonstrations, marches and acts of civil disobedience, strikes andunions, said: "The revolution in 2011 (Egyptian Revolution January 25 ) violent clashes between demonstrators and security forces and supporters of Hosni Mubarak's regime.Protests took place in Cairo, Alexandria and other cities in Egypt, following similar events in Tunisia, which saw the overthrow of the long-term President of Tunisia. Themillions of demonstrators from a variety of social and economic backgrounds, religions,the overthrow of the regime of President Hosni Mubarak. On February 11, resigned fromhis position Mubarak after weeks of popular protest and determine the pressure.Grievances of the protesters Egyptian focus on legal and political issues , including police brutality, the laws of the state of emergency, the absence of free elections and freedomof expression, Corruption can not be controlled, as well as economic issues includinghigh rates of unemployment , food price inflation, and low minimum wage. the initialdemands of the organizers of the protest is the end of the regime of Hosni Mubarak, at theend of emergency rule (martial law), freedom and justice, and the government's responseto non-military, and resource management in Egypt. He said trade unions to play anintegral part in the protests.the Egyptian revolution, and demonstrations along with the events of Tunisia, has beenaffected in other Arab countries including Yemen, Bahrain, Jordan and Libya.
Timeline of the January 25 Revolution in EgyptApril 6, 2008
- The April 6 Youth Movement Facebook page is created to support the workers inMahalla al-Kobra, an industrial town, who were planning to strike on April 6. Police andmilitary were ready to arrest anyone demonstrating. Subsequent protests were largelyconsidered flops and multiple activists were arrested between April and July.Spring 2010- A group of activists, including Google executive Wael Ghonim and April 6 leader Ahmed Maher, begin meeting once a week to discuss plans for a protest against thegovernment.June 6, 2010- Khaled Said, a young businessman, is dragged out of an internet cafe by police inAlexandria and beaten to death after attempting to expose police corruption. Officialautopsies said he choked on a plastic roll of drugs, but a cellphone picture of Said’s battered face challenged the government’s assertions. Weeks of protests and newspaper headlines followed. In early July, authorities decided to charge two police officers withillegal arrest, torture, and excessive force; their trial has been postponed multiple times.- The We Are All Khaled Said Arabic and English Facebook pages are set up to sharefrustration and outrage over Said’s death and to plan demonstrations against theauthorities.Summer 2010