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Egypt's opposition: Three scenes from Cairo

Egypt's opposition: Three scenes from Cairo
Published 26 May 2014 

 Below are photos taken by journalist Lisa Main in Cairo over recent days of the opposition to presumptive new president Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi. We published Lisa's post on the Egyptian elections earlier today.


Ahmed Harara, a former dentist who was blinded by gunfire in the 2011 uprising. His prosthetic eye has 'freedom' in Arabic inscribed on it. 


Moheb Doss, one of the founders of the Tamarod movement that organised protests against the Muslim Brotherhood government in  mid-2013 . 

A Cairo rally in support of leftist presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabahi, who has no chance of winning but who wants to form an opposition after he loses, as he fears ceding all political space to the counter-revolution.

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