Al Shorouk (Arabic: الشروق) is an independent daily Egyptian newspaper. It was published as an independent newspaper by “the Egyptian Company for. Egyptian photographers In the eyes of the al-Shorouk newspaper. By Thomas Kern. Ahmed Abdelatif Clashes in front of the presidential palace. Hisham Ramez, Egypt’s newly appointed central bank governor, tells Al-Shorouk newspaper Egypt has not requested a larger IMF loan, could do so if the.
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Tearing down the wall blocking Qasr-el-Aini street from Tahrir Square. It was later rebuilt. Police arresting a young man they accused of starting clashes outside of the Semiramis Hotel. Anti Muslim Brothers and Mursi supporters fighting each other in Mokattam hills, near the Muslim Brotherhood headquarters. Protest at the high court calling for the release of detained activists on May 5, Said was murdered by two policemen just outside of his home. The case generated protests, a Facebook page against torture and the subsequent Egyptian revolution that overthrew Hosni Mubarak.
Opponents of Egypt’s Islamist President Mohammed Morsi seen on top of the electricity wire towers during a protest outside the presidential palace. A family mourns their son, killed in the clashes that resulted in the burning of the Muslim Brotherhood main office in Mokattam. Supporters of ousted President Mohamed Mursi take cover, shout anti-military slogans and wave victory signs as the Egyptian army defends the Republican Guard building in Nasr City.
A man lies dead after being shot by the Egyptian army, which opened fire on mostly Islamist protesters marching towards the Republican Guard headquarters. The incident happened as tens of thousands rallied around the country, chanting “down with military rule”. After President Mursi’s forced departure, the president of the Supreme Constitutional Court, Adly Mansour, is sworn in as the new interim president of Egypt.
The two rooms devoted to picture editing are small and the three computers old. But there is a dedicated staff member to serve visitors tea, coffee, a glass of water or a bottle of cola.
Hanging on the wall in a corner, three hard hats, a selection of gas masks and bullet-proof vests. From the smaller of the two rooms, Randa attempts to organise the work and lives of 16 professional photographers. She is supervisor, friend, teacher, intermediary between publishers and photographers, and, in some cases, a substitute mother.
Around ten male and female members of the photography team have gathered. The others are on assignment or at home. Shorluk a corner, half hidden under a table, Ravi, one of the team, huddles, dozing.
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He is very thin. The group is young — very young. She feels responsible for them. Only four of the photographers have a journalism background. All the others are switching careers. Before they made photography their profession they were lawyers, engineers, artists, dentists or students. Most of them became interested in politics because of the revolution, and see photography and journalism as a way of documenting, reflecting on, and better understanding the transformation of Egyptian society.
They all realise that they are a part of this evolution. That they are living in a time when journalism is taking on responsibility for society, and that this is not some vague ideal, but rather a fact to be acknowledged. For an independent newspaper, the biggest challenge is remaining simultaneously open and critical.
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Not allowing the powers that have set up camp on the Tahrir Square to influence them. Photographers in this field are the most vulnerable. On the frontline, they are exposed to dangers that their writing colleagues can still escape from.
Take the example of Heba. She is a single mother of shoriuk two-year-old. Her training as a visual artist hardly prepared her for the problems she is faced with today as a photo journalist.
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Tear gas, rubber bullets, flying stones, thugs, or police batons that rain down on her in the best case or on her equipment the worst case.
There is no insurance, and her employer is not likely to repay her if she were to shoroik her gear. Before my departure, I meet Randa one more time for dinner. She is upset, close to tears.
I think of Ravi and hope that he has at least had something substantial to eat today. Aly Hazaa Police arresting a young man they accused of starting clashes outside of the Ahorouk Hotel. Sabry Khaled Egypt suffers from daily electricity cuts. Ravy Shaker Former president Mubarak and his two sons on trial for various corruption crimes.
Sabry Khaled Opponents of Egypt’s Islamist President Mohammed Morsi seen on top of the xl wire towers during a protest outside the presidential palace.
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Heba Khalifa A family mourns their son, killed in the clashes that resulted in the burning of the Muslim Neewspaper main office in Mokattam. Aly Hazaa Supporters shorojk ousted President Mohamed Mursi take cover, shout anti-military slogans and wave victory signs as the Egyptian army defends the Republican Guard building in Nasr City.
Sabry Khaled A man lies dead after being shot by the Egyptian army, which opened fire on mostly Islamist protesters marching towards the Republican Guard headquarters.
Roger Anis Members of the Egyptian army get into strategic positions all over the country.