Conflict & Justice

Tahrir Square coverage highlights part II



Egyptian protesters face off against riot police during clashes at Cairo's landmark Tahrir Square on November 20, 2011.



The deadly clashes in Cairo's Tahrir Square that erupted Nov. 19 have been escalating, with inuries and deaths mounting by the day. As of Monday, there were more than 30 reported deaths.

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The reason for the riots? Egyptians are demanding the military-led government hand over its authority and let a citizen-formed government take its place.

Below is part II of coverage highlights from GlobalPost correspondents Jon Jensen and Erin Cunningham who have been reporting from the scene since the violence broke out.

For the latest on-the-scene reporting from our correspondents, visit the live-coverage page.

More from GlobalPost: Live from Tahrir Square part I

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