THE stormtroopers of the global neoliberal order today moved into Tahrir Square, the cradle of the international pro-democracy uprising.
Protesters were shot in the streets and brutally beaten, while tents were smashed up and set on fire as the supposed friends of the Egyptian revolution showed themselves for what they always were.
Unbelievably, the attack took place during the call to prayer, as can be heard on the video footage.
Posts on the #tahrir hashtag on Twitter tell of "atrocities everywhere".
"We can't allow this to continue, it's so very wrong," says one comment.
Pleas another: "We need people...battle at kasr al ainy".
"No difference btw Israeli army attacking Palestinians who throw rocks and the Egyptian army attacking its own people," someone else points out.
Another reveals: "Doctors are hiding severely wounded patients in the bathrooms so police and army won't find them."
One video shows soldiers attacking a middle aged woman offering no resistance whatsoever.
Meanwhile, Kamal al-Ganzouri, prime minister under the SCAF regime, has had the barefaced audacity to describe the protests in Cairo as a "counter-revolution".
More updates later.
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