Ordinary Egyptians had the world in thrall during Egypt's 2011 revolution, whose epicenter was in Cairo's Tahrir ('Liberation') Square. Workers, activists, businesspeople, students, housewives, Muslims and Christians - all massed together on January 25 in unprecedented numbers. After just 18 days of peaceful protest, they stunned the world when they succeeded in deposing President Mubarak. 18 Days in Tahrir tells the inside story of Egypt's revolution through the compelling personal stories of protestors who took to the streets and braved teargas, rubber and live bullets in order to make their voices heard.
18 Days in Tahrir: Stories from Egypt's Revolution
AuthorsRushdy, Hatem (ed.)