Documenting the protests: Photos help visualize a movement

Photos of the protests

Protesters stand in front of the Syrian embassy in Cairo with flags and posters. Photo courtesy of Purephoto and Hossam el-Hamalawy.

Purephoto is a website that allows users to showcase and share their photos. Photographer Hossam el-Hamalawy has been documenting and sharing the protests in Syria. He also has several photo collections on the site from Tahrir Square and the protests in Egypt.

el-Hamalawy is a journalist, blogger and photographer based in Cairo.


About Marlena Chertock

Marlena Chertock's first collection of poetry, On that one-way trip to Mars, is available from Bottlecap Press. Her articles have appeared in The Washington Post, Marketplace, and WTOP. Her poems and fiction has appeared in The Deaf Poets Society, Moonsick Magazine, and Paper Darts.
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