On the evening of 19 November, Clashes erupted between protesters commemorating the victims of last year's street clashes and security police. Clashes immediately spread on Mohamed Mahmoud Street and Qasr Al-Eini Street adjacent to Tahrir square. In addition, anew constitutional decree by Egyptian President Mohamed morsi, giving him sweeping powers over the judiciary system, accelerated these clashes and protest against Morsi's constitutional decree have been spread over Egypt. Three protesters died and more than three hundreds have been injured till now during ten days protests.
Hundreds of protesters continue to hold a sit-in Tahrir square against Morsi's constitutional declaration. On the other hand, More than three hundred thousand supporters of Morsi, including Muslim brotherhood and Free and Justice Party, took to the streets of Cairo on 1 December. Arab spring in Egypt is facing a critical phase again.
Yusuke Harada, b.1979, is Japanese photojournalist based in Egypt who has photographed the world’s major conflicts and its hidden crisis. After studying Digital imaging technique in professional school for two years, he started his career as photojournalist covering the conflict in Gaza strip, PALESTINE. Since then, he has independently photographed and documented throughout Africa, Middle East and Asia.
Yusuke has received outstanding awards in photojournalism, and also a writer, contributing to Japanese media.
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