Congratulations!: The People Of Egypt Flood Tahrir Square En Masse To Celebrate The Fall Of Their “President”

- By Bossip Staff

Put on ya best silk headwrap, and feed your camel, there’s a party goin’ on!

Carrying flags and bringing their children along, Egyptians packed into Tahrir Square for a day of prayer and celebration Friday to mark the fall of longtime leader Hosni Mubarak a week ago and to maintain pressure on the new military rulers to steer the country toward democratic reforms.

The groups that sparked the 18-day revolt leading to Mubarak’s downfall called the massive gathering the “Friday of Victory and Continuation,” a name reflecting both their pride in forcing a change in national leadership and their worries about the future.

As Egyptians celebrated the nascent success of their revolution, other grassroots protest movements across the Arab world sought to capture the spirit of Tahrir Square and continue uprisings in Bahrain, Libya and Yemen.
People streamed into Tahrir Square on Friday, even though a main access road was blocked by an army jeep and a barricade, and those entering on foot had to present identification to soldiers.

The atmosphere was festive, as organizers hoped it would be, maintaining the upbeat spirit of the earlier protests. Some vendors even sold vuvuzelas, the buzzing horns that became the soundtrack to the World Cup in South Africa last summer.

“We came here because we are excited about Egypt and the revolution,” said 48-year-old Ashraf Abdel-Azim, who made his way to the square with his wife, Nadwa, and their 9-year-old son, Ahmed. “We want freedom and change, so we are happy to see it coming.”

All joking aside, it’s incredible to see that many people stand up and take back control of their country and live they way they want to.

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  • Ellie

    These people have been partying non-stop! I’m so happy for the them though. After 30 years of oppression they must be overjoyed to finally be able to openly express themselves. I wish them the best of luck in constructing a government that’s truly reflective of the needs of the people!

    • Laura

      NICE NEWS !
      My friend Vanessa, a 25 yrs lady, has announced her wedding with a m’illionaire young man Ronald who is the CEO of a MNC. It’s amazing, she said she just posted her profile on a m’illionaire d’ating s’ite called ———-RichMatchmaker. ℃○M——– – and received his chat invitations a few days later. Then, everything went so well that I can’t believe it’s true! Every love story will unfold on it’s own..——-
      arabs and africans dont know how to lead countries for sh.t. all they do is pocket all the money for themself while their people starve and rot in jail smh

  • ebonyblonde

    daym they got fireworks!!lol

  • SwirlOnSista

    Egyptian men are cute but the fact they are still considered African “urks” me… we could have some cute Panamanian and Egyptian babies though.

    • pimp named slick back

      @SWIRLONSISTA u ignorant C***, egypt is in africa, what makes u think egyptian men would even want your panama poor A**!

  • B*tchie

    The same people will control it…it will be the same sh*t, different day, different leader (just like the U.S.)

  • Hispanoila Brotherhood

    I have to cosign on that one.

  • keebler mf elf

    We need to protest this f’ed up justice and law enforcement system in America!

  • Always With Always 4 You

    Element of surprise, unity, strength in numbers and relentless determination. They had a great strategy. Big up’s to the people of Egypt.

  • kadija1982

    mabrook alaikum to my bros and sisters in masr (egypt). got a cousin living over there in cairo, says there’s parties in the street every day. people still paranoid that the usa and israel are going to instigate the situation and place a leader for them. mubarak took over 50 billion that was supposed to go to the entire country and he just pocketed that money his damn self. arabs and africans dont know how to lead countries for sh.t. all they do is pocket all the money for themself while their people starve and rot in jail smh

  • GOLDiE

    Now What, sheeple in Iraq thought “Freedom” was imminent too and look at that bamboozled clusterfuc!

  • white male

    hopefully the 8 million christians in that country don’t get genocide

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  • Honut Sinti

    The headwrap comment was uncalled for.

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