Ahmed El Sandabasy, 23, born in Cairo, has taken part of the revolution since the first days of the protests, when he was arrested and released some hours later. He's been portrayed inside the Babeluk market, in the Sayeda Zeinab central district. The market was built by the French at the beginning of the 1900 when it represented an example of modernity and functionality. Together with many other historical sites of Egypt this market is a symbol of the neglect of the past regime.
The Palace of Prince Said Halim Pacha, built at the end of the 19th century, belonged to the Grand Vizier Said Halim Pacha, Muhammad Ali Pacha's grandson. The palace is now abandoned. During the days of the revolution, it's been identified as one of the place where the police detained and tortured the protesters.
Khalid Tallima, 27, has taken part of the revolution since the first days of the protests, sleeping many nights in the Tahrir square. He is the spokesman of the youth movement inside the Al Tagamoa- socialist party, the historical party against the regime. Khalid is portrayed here inside the party seat to express his desire and will to renewal the party trough changes, like the replacement of the leader, Sayed Refat, critized to be too close to the Mubarack's regime.
The Babeluk Market, in the Sayeda Zeinab district, a market built by French entrepreneurs at the beginning of the twentieth century, now nearly abandoned and into decay. During the days of revolution, it was though to be one of the place where the police tortured and detained protesters.
Ramy Sabry, pharmacist, leader of the Union for the Renewal of Youth, the party of socialist ideals that separated from the old party Tagamoa. Ramy is here portrayed in the streets of El Fagala district, poor streets that Ramy walks everyday from his office to home and that he would like to see changing. The Union for the Renewal of Youth, his party, is involved in popular committees for the defense of the Revolution. The committees are spontaneous groups of people who argue in the streets of many districts of the city about corruption facts and baltagheia acts.
An internal view of the Prince Said Halim Pasha Palace, built at the end of the nineteenth century, belonged to the Grand Vizier Said Halim Pasha, Muhammad Ali Pasha's grandson. The palace is now abandoned. During the days of revolution, it was though to be one of the place where the police tortured and detained protesters.
Mohammed Abdel Aziz, 22 years old, spokesman of the political laical movement Kifaya, born on 2004. Kifaya means "Enough!" and it’s one of the first movements against the autocratic Mubarak's regime. Mohammed is here portrayed inside the Sayeda Zeinab police station, burnt by protesters during the days of revolution, to express his persistent opposition against whatever future forms of government made of nepotism, corruption and torture (a practice often used by police against anti-regime dissidents).
The Sayeda Zeinab police station, one of the police stations that were burnt by demonstrators during the days of the revolution in sign of protest against tortures that police did to the anti-regime dissidents during the Mubarak's era.
The Babeluk Market, in the Sayeda Zeinab district, a market built by French entrepreneurs at the beginning of the twentieth century, now nearly abandoned and into decay. During the days of revolution, it was though to be one of the place where the police tortured and detained protesters.
The Babeluk Market, in the Sayeda Zeinab district, a market built by French entrepreneurs at the beginning of the twentieth century, now nearly abandoned and into decay. During the days of revolution, it was though to be one of the place where the police tortured and detained protesters.
Ziad Al Alimi, collaborator close to Muhammad Al Baradei, attorney for human rights and member of Revolution Youth Coalition, has been taken part of the revolution until the first days, and with other members of Revolution Youth Coalition he has negotiated the final agreement between the demonstrators and the military junta. Here is portrayed in Tahrir Square to expresses his will of changing for the state of justice of the nation, rewriting all the Constitution of the Republic of Egypt.
An external view of the Prince Said Halim Pasha Palace, built at the end of the nineteenth century, belonged to the Grand Vizier Said Halim Pasha, Muhammad Ali Pasha's grandson. The palace is now abandoned. During the days of revolution, it was though to be one of the place where the police tortured and detained protesters.
Mohammed El Qassas, young member of the Muslim Brotherhood, involved in the political office of the organization and among the creators of the Liberty and Justice Party. The organization of the Muslim Brothers, that the regime obstructed by persecuting and arresting its members, has been one of the more active movements for the revolution. Here Mohammed is portrayed during the prayer in a mosque downtown, next to Tahrir Square (where, during the days of revolution, the Imam gave all the protesters shelter and relief) to express his wish that the new life of the nation, through the guide of his Muslim party, would follow the rules of Islam.
An internal view of the Prince Said Halim Pasha Palace, built at the end of the nineteenth century, belonged to the Grand Vizier Said Halim Pasha, Muhammad Ali Pasha's grandson. The palace is now abandoned. During the days of revolution, it was though to be one of the place where the police tortured and detained protesters.
Fatma El Sayed, 21 years old, teacher of English language and member of the socialist party Tagamoa, is here portrayed in the Cairo University campus just to express that one of the priorities in the plan of changes for the nation is education, often obstructed by nepotism and corruption.
An internal view of the Prince Said Halim Pasha Palace, built at the end of the nineteenth century, belonged to the Grand Vizier Said Halim Pasha, Muhammad Ali Pasha's grandson. The palace is now abandoned. During the days of revolution, it was though to be one of the place where the police tortured and detained protesters.
Mohamed Awad, 25 years old, political activist for more than ten years, has been one of the more active members of the Kifaya movement (one of the first protest movements, born on 2004, against the autocratic Mubarak's regime). Today he's a representative of the political movement of socialist ideals "Liberty and Justice". Here he is portrayed in El Matarya suburban district, where he was born, land mostly occupied and used by the Agriom factory, called "the factory of death" being the cause of the many deaths from air and water pollution. Mohamed's wish for his new country is that the government would stop the project of the factory enlargement.
An internal view of the Prince Said Halim Pasha Palace, built at the end of the nineteenth century, belonged to the Grand Vizier Said Halim Pasha, Muhammad Ali Pasha's grandson. The palace is now abandoned. During the days of revolution, it was though to be one of the place where the police tortured and detained protesters.