Jubilation as Crowds Converge in Cairo's Tahrir Square

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Thousands of Egyptians gather in Cairo's Tahrir Square heeding a call by the opposition for a 'march of a million' on February 1, 2011 (KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty)

David Kirkpatrick, reporter for The New York Times has an update from Tahrir Square in Cairo, where thousands are gathering in preparation for a march to call for the resignation of President Mubarak. He describes a crowd that is jubliant and peaceful, saying that protesters have brought their families and children to the Square as the fear has dissipated.


David D. Kirkpatrick

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