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The Street Art of Egypt's Revolutions

The history of Egypt's revolution — and of the repression that followed it — was written on the walls of Cairo, but also Paris and New York.

by Alice Speri
Apr 16 2014, 3:29pm

Photo by Ammar Abo Bakr

The history of Egypt's revolution — and of the waves of repression that followed it — was written on the walls and streets of Cairo, but also those of Paris and Brooklyn.

VICE News spoke with Egyptian street artists Ganzeer and Ammar Abo Bakr about their work, and with Sampsa, a Finnish artist who launched an international campaign in solidarity with them. Read more about their stories.

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Photo via Sampsa

Photos via Ganzeer

Photos via Ammar Abo Bakr

Photos via Sampsa