Prayer versus Water Cannon in Egypt today

Protestors kneel in prayer in response to water cannons

An iconic image of prayerful resistance in the face of riot police from the protests in Egypt today.

The photographer is anonymous. Original posted by ollywainwright here: http://twitpic.com/3u6gvc/full

Here’s video footage of the same incident:

(via BoingBoing)

Update: Here’s an in-depth story of the long struggle of Egyptian protestors to cross the bridge in the image: Egyptian Hopes Converge in Fight for Cairo Bridge

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One Response to “Prayer versus Water Cannon in Egypt today”

  1. Eric Says:

    What percentage of the Muslim community/ population of Egypt does this film clip represent?

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