THIS IS WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE JUST BEFORE THE MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD JUMPS YOU

As the recent death toll in Egypt surpasses 500, news of Muslim Brotherhood supporters being slaughtered in Rabaa Al-Adawiya Square has been an especially tragic manifestation of the powder-keg that is “post-revolutionary” Egypt. Just days before, our photographer found himself embroiled in an MB protest near to that now-tragic location. While this story does not in any way compare to the events that are currently transpiring there, it might shine a light on the varied make-up of the protesters and on just how tense, chaotic and unpredictable the situation in Cairo is.

All I smell is sweat and spray-paint. All I see are fists. I’m thinking of last year, watching protesters pull a riot cop out of Tahrir Square into an alley and telling Bucky, “That guy is dead.”

Now I’m thinking, “I’m that guy.”

That night, I was planning on going to my cousin’s wedding. I spent the last five days of Ramadan with my family in Alexandria, Egypt’s second largest city, then went to my aunt’s in Cairo. At 4pm, near El-Hegaz Square, a Muslim Brotherhood-organized protest marches past her balcony.

READ MORE HERE: http://animalnewyork.com/2013/this-is-what-it-looks-like-just-before-the-muslim-brotherhood-jumps-you/

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1 reply

  1. As I drink another red wine and say ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh! this is life then I read people who want to give their life for what ? What is the purpose is life so cheap?

    who has chosen a quality of life? is life so boring that you wish to end it so easily? knock knock ! someone at the door they are sharing their barbeque cooking with us, two lesbians are happy to share, I share my Lasagna cooking with them…….more red wine … the body count grows in Egypt they have found more bodies to count…….a brother is happy that his brother has died he’s a martyr who cares jump in the morgue be a statistic………..

    I am washing up after my cooking more red wine……….what is the quality of life …by their fruit you shall know them said Jesus I am not trying to sound smug and superior I’m just saying my life is precious and I’m not going to give it cheaply …….lets have another red wine to celebrate life

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