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FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Egypt revolution, 10 years on: Cairo’s new homeless” – below is their description.
Demonstrations that led to the overthrow of #Egypt former president Hosni Mubarak started a decade ago on Jan. 25. But ten years later, the promise and hope that fueled the movement is fading away. Over the past several years, the president’s government has cracked down on Egypt’s informal #housing settlements. Residents often only have one day to pack up and relocate to far away towns on the periphery of #Cairo. Here is more from our team on the ground.FRANCE 24 English YouTube Channel
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