Cairo Million Man March Underway – Female Protesters Seen… Off to the Side

The Million Man March is underway in Cairo today.
Thousands of the male protesters appear to be marching on their knees.

Protesters pray in Tahrir square during an anti-Mubarak protest in Cairo February 1, 2011. Mubarak’s grip on Egypt looked increasingly tenuous on Tuesday after the army pledged not to confront protesters who converged in Cairo in their tens of thousands to demand an end to his 30-year rule. (REUTERS/Suhaib Salem)

The protesters are chanting, “Oh America and Israel … you people of evil.”


People pray on Tahrir, or Liberation Square, in Cairo, Egypt, Monday Jan. 31, 2011. A coalition of opposition groups called for a million people to take to Cairo’s streets Tuesday to ratchet up pressure for President Hosni Mubarak to leave. (AP/Ben Curtis)

The women were excited to be at the rally… Off to the side.

Women demonstrate in Tahrir or Liberation Square in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011. More than a quarter-million people flooded into the heart of Cairo Tuesday, filling the city’s main square in by far the largest demonstration in a week of unceasing demands for President Hosni Mubarak to leave after nearly 30 years in power. (AP/Tara Todras-Whitehill)

The clerics joined the men in the square today.

Clerics from Al Azhar Islamic university, lined up at center, address the crowd in Tahrir, or Liberation, Square in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011. Tens of thousands of people flooded into the heart of Cairo Tuesday, filling the city’s main square as a call for a million protesters was answered by the largest demonstration in a week of unceasing demands for President Hosni Mubarak to leave after nearly 30 years in power. (AP/Victoria Hazou)

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