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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Tahrir Violence Tonight

There are new eruptions in Tahrir Square tonight; the Ministry of the Interior is blaming "thugs" but the demonstrators are saying a peaceful demonstration was attacked by police and Central Security Forces with teargas.  Too many narratives are in play to discern the truth from here tonight, but let's see how it's handled in the morning papers. Meanwhile, #Tahrir on Twitter.

ALSO: A curated site here is archiving the tweets and translating the Arabic ones.

AND:\ More here and here, this one with videos.

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