Tahrir is not just a square but the heart of a city that every day hosts more than thirty-six million souls. That square is the meeting point of Egyptian protesters who struggle to be recognized now, especially after the recent elections. People who voted for Shafiq, the Mubarak-era minister, said “yes” in the second round of election to the Salafi-Brotherhood constitution. On the other side, the revolutionaries, who voted for Morsi with the second ballot, curse that choice which transformed Tahrir from the hotbed of the Egyptian revolution into a hideout for Feloull, the faithful followers of Mubarak’s regime, also accused of being paid to create disorders. Everything changed and everything is the same.
This massive volume, a facsimile dating back 50 years, offers for the first time a magnum opus of this photojournalistic legend and father of the photo-essay—from the man's own uncompromising perspective.
In the heart of South Africa's biggest city, over 400 people live "temporarily" (6 years and counting) in desperation and hopelessness—meanwhile, just outside, the world passes them by.