Last Update 11:2
Monday, 23 September 2019

Filmmakers resign from ministerial posts in protest of police brutality in Tahrir Square

Filmmakers Yousry Nasrallah and Magdy Ahmed Aly resign from their ministry of culture posts in protest of the brutal suppression of the Tahrir Square protests

Ahram Online, Monday 21 Nov 2011
Views: 1245
Views: 1245

Filmmakers Yousry Nasrallah and Magdy Ahmed Aly followed the example of Egypt's Minister of Culture Emad Abou Ghazi who resigned in protest over police's brutal attacks on Tahrir Square protesters over the last three days,

The two filmmakers have resigned from their positions on the board of directors of Egypt's National Centre of Cinema.

Short link:


Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.

© 2010 Ahram Online.