Cairo Protests Continue: Fires Burning In The Streets (Video)

Anti-government protests have reached a fever pitch in Egypt, as tens of thousands of people demonstrate against President Hosni Mubarak and his totalitarian regime.

Just hours ago, Care2′s Robin Marty reported on the Egyptian governments shocking decision to force national service providers to shut down all international connections to the Internet.

Since this internet censorship limits accurate representations of the violence and mass arrests taking place, television and radio coverage has become even more important.

The AssociatedPress recently posted this video clip on YouTube with the following caption: As darkness fell in Cairo, fires were seen burning in the city. Egypt’s military deployed on the streets to enforce a nighttime curfew on a day of rioting and chaos. (Jan. 28)

Even without a commentators voice, the scenes of unrest are truly troubling.

Related Care2 Coverage:
BREAKING: Large, Angry Demonstrations throughout Egypt, Yemen
Breaking News: AP Journalists Released In Egypt

Image: Riot policemen stop members of the media from entering a public court on the first day of trial of billionaire businessman Hesham Talaat Moustafa
in Cairo October 18, 2008.
Credit: Flickr - Muhammad


Will L.
Past Member 7 years ago

Power to the people.!

Dan B.
Dan Brook7 years ago

Another Jew against another Pharaoh and all other dictators from Cairo to the corporate boardrooms, from the Middle East to the Midwest, and from Wall Street to every Main Street.

Mubarak and his thuggish cronies must go!

Tim Cheung
Tim C7 years ago

Pray for peace.

Hisham Elnazeer
Hisham D7 years ago

A LOT of people who need to eat...

Janine Kaczynski
janine Kaczynski7 years ago

Violence never cured anything. Violins, on the other hand are far preferable.

Manuela C.
Manuela C7 years ago

Hope they can end the regime!

Empress Ginger
Ginger Strivelli7 years ago

It's brekaing my ehart watching the unrest in Egypt. I have traveld there 3 times over the last 6 years and i am just in-love with the magical country. I hope they settle the crap down asap before they do more damage to their sites and museums and that tourists can return to see their amazing land.

Bon L.
Bon L7 years ago

Thanks for the info.

Trish K.
Trish K7 years ago

Power to The People. Freedom !

Human B.
Human B.7 years ago

Mubarak is setting Egypt on Fire(2)...

12. Ordered the military fighter-jets to revolve over the heads of the Egyptians and cover the sky of Egypt
13. Announced that he fired the cabinet of ministers yet orders and directions from Habib Adly (former Minster of Interior Forces) and Hussein Tantawy (former Minister of Military Forces) are being communicated on TV channels and taken effect

Mubarak turned Egypt into a big dungeon with an open roof covered with helicopters & fighter-jets. His message is loud & clear: I have all the strings in my hand, you Egyptians are just puppets and I’ll keep moving you to whichever way I want. I am the pharaoh and I am well supported inside & out.

Where is the rest of the world? Are you still watching? Isn’t it time to act yet? The voice of human rights that ignited the Egyptians isn’t loud enough to ignite the rest of the world? More listening can save the world massive conflicts and possible abuse and bloodshed.

A call to the entire world, we need to be more active to stand in the face of bullying. A call to the entire world, show your belief in human rights. A call to the entire world, enough silence.