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Hysterical Choir of The Frightened

Publication: Ibraaz | Posted: Mar 10, 2016

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Doa Aly Hysterical Choir of the Frightened, 2015 3 mins 45 secs

Doa Aly
Hysterical Choir of the Frightened, 2015
3 mins 45 secs

“On 25 January 2014, thousands of people gathered in Tahrir Square to celebrate the third anniversary of the Egyptian revolution. On that day, only the supporters of the army and the actions of its commander in chief were admitted into the square. The Muslim Brotherhood and opposition protests taking place in the vicinity were immediately crushed with tear gas and live ammunition. The proximity of the celebrations and the killings led many journalists to call it a day of ‘death and dance’. The festive crowd was likened to a ‘hysterical choir of fear’.”

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