During the uprising the capital city of Cairo was described as “a war zone. The protesters defied the government-imposed curfew and the police and military did not enforce it. The presence of Egypt’s Central Security Forces police, loyal to Mubarak, was gradually replaced by large restrained military troops. In the absence of police,
The Egyptian Revolution of 2011, locally called January 25 Revolution, was a diverse movement of demonstrations, marches, plaza occupations, and riots. On 25 January 2011; Millions of protesters Came to Freedom Square (Tahrir) in Cairo to chant against their oppressive regime and demanded the overthrow of the regime of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. There were from a variety of socio-economic and religious backgrounds. Violent clashes between security forces and protesters resulted in at least 846 people killed and 100,000 injured.