Egyptian protesters: What I'm fighting for

Meet 10 protesters in Tahrir Square. They come from all walks of life, but they have one common goal: Freedom

Published February 3, 2011 7:01PM (EST)

What's too often lost in the coverage of Egypt's violent clashes are the stories of the people fighting. This slide show offers a look at 10 individuals who make up the crowd of thousands gathered in Tahrir Square day after day. They are students, sailors, teachers, executives, government employees and members of the Muslim Brotherhood. Meet Egypt's protesters -- the people who are behind one of the greatest moments in modern Egyptian history.


By Lauren E. Bohn

Lauren E. Bohn is a Fulbright fellow and journalist in Cairo.

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