The New Egypt http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22705/all en Tahrir Square is getting a makeover http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/120926/tahrir-square-makeover-protests-revolution-uprising-morsi <p>CAIRO &mdash; Or is it being airbrushed? Cairo&#39;s city government is cleaning up Egypt&#39;s symbolic center of protest. In it&#39;s most controversial move, workers, under the auspices of riot police, whitewashed a nearby wall that had been cloaked in colorful revolutionary graffiti. Young activists immediately repainted the wall, throwing up new, angry pieces chiding the government of President Mohamed Morsi for attempting to &ldquo;erase&rdquo; the revolution.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/120926/tahrir-square-makeover-protests-revolution-uprising-morsi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt The New Egypt World Leaders Politics Fri, 28 Sep 2012 10:16:55 +0000 Erin Cunningham 5720601 at http://www.globalpost.com