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PHOTO GALLERY: Thousands of Egypt artists join anti-Morsi Tahrir Square protests


Actor Sayed Ragab (Photo: Ati Metwaly)
Young protester rests as the march advances (Photo: Ati Metwaly)
Artists' protest march (Photo: Ati Metwaly)
Theatre critic and professor of theatrical arts Nehad Selaiha (centre) (Photo: Ati Metwaly)
A woman in a neqab (black Islamic dress covering body and face) joins protest (Photo: Ati Metwaly)
Artists' protest march (Photo: Ati Metwaly)
Actress Elham Shahin (centre) (Photo: Ati Metwaly)
Flutist and former head of the Cairo Opera House, Ines Abdel Dayem (Photo: Ati Metwaly)
Composer and conductor Hisham Gabr (left) and actor and director Ahmed Kamal (right) (Photo: AM)
Composer and conductor, Sherif Mohie El-Din (Photo: Ati Metwaly)
Grammy award winner, sound engineer Alaa El-Kashef (Photo: Ati Metwaly)
Actor Hany Salama (Photo: Ati Metwaly)
Pianist Ahmed Abou-Zahra (L.), actor Abdel Rahman Abou-Zahra (R.), actor Karim Abdel Aziz (behind)
Painter Mohamed Abla (Photo: Ati Metwaly)
Soprano Iman Moustafa (Photo: Ati Metwaly)
Violinist and violin professor Osman El Mahdy (Photo: Ati Metwaly)
Principal dancer of the Cairo Opera Ballet Company, Hany Hassan (Photo: Ati Metwaly)
Artists demand secular state. In the background actor Khaled El-Sawy (Photo: Ati Metwaly)
Artists hold wooden clogs (Photo: Ati Metwaly)
Thousands of artists join protests, march towards Tahrir (Photo: Ati Metwaly)
Thousands of artists join protests, march towards Tahrir (Photo: Ati Metwaly)
Known actors Khaled Saleh and Khaled El-Sawy (Photo: Ati Metwaly)
Playwright and theatre director Mohamed Abdel Khaleq (Photo: Ati Metwaly)
Playwright and theatre director Effat Yehia (Photo: Ati Metwaly)
Jun
30

Egyptian artists and intellectuals march through Cairo's Zamalek district to join protests demanding president's ouster in Cairo's Tahrir Square

On 30 June, a few dozen protesters gathered in front of the culture ministry at around 4pm. As the protesters – consisting of artists and intellectuals – walked through Cairo's Zamalek district, their numbers grew to several thousand.

Photos: Ati Metwaly

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