In Tahrir Square, a tent city blooms

14 07 2011

Cairo, Egypt (CNN)— Thousands of pro-democracy protesters are making Cairo’s Tahrir Square their home until all of their demands are met.

Protesters surround a man alleged to be one of several armed men who tried to attack them in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Tuesday

The famous and iconic roundabout, the focal point of the uprising early this year that forced the departure of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, is again packed with activists disgruntled by what they see as the slow pace of change.

They have set up camp in the center of the square in what has become known among them as Tent City. The show of force began after a major demonstration Friday in the square.


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