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#Egypt #Tahrir: @MagButter recounts his detention and abuse

@MagButter was with @monaeltahawy on Thursday, 24 Novemeber when they were (separately) detained in Cairo. They both got released in 24 hours, after being beaten severely. Here's his own account of the ordeal, compiled with his Twitter followers messages. See also my chirpstory on #FreeMona hashtag movement on Twitter: Read More

Just before he was detained:

Mona Eltahawy @monaeltahawy

Me and @MagButter in Bab el Louk. No street lights, ground covered in rocks from Tuesday's battle w security that he took part in. #Tahrir

24/11/2011 05:23:37 WIB
Maged Butter @MagButter

With @monaeltahawy in Mohammed Mahmoud, total chaos lots of injuries #tahrir

24/11/2011 05:41:02 WIB

The news came:

Andy Carvin @acarvin

Folks, we need to find out Maged's status too. RT @MagButter: With @monaeltahawy in Mohammed Mahmoud total chaos lots of injuries #tahrir

24/11/2011 09:44:36 WIB
Nora Shalaby ن. شلبي @norashalaby

.@magbutter was arrested last night and released this morning after being severely beaten #NoSCAF #Pigs

25/11/2011 00:23:05 WIB

Just after he got his freedom back:

Mona Eltahawy @monaeltahawy

I was arrested alone and I didnt know that @MagButter was arrested too. Glad to hear he was released as well

24/11/2011 20:36:53 WIB
Maged Butter @MagButter

Freedom isn't for free. الحريه مش ببلاش :)

25/11/2011 02:10:21 WIB
Maged Butter @MagButter

Thank u so much everyone for ur support. u ppl r amazing :)

25/11/2011 02:11:21 WIB
Maged Butter @MagButter

I'm fine, lots of bruises here and there mostly in the face, chest and back. but still I'm fine

25/11/2011 02:15:00 WIB
Maged Butter @MagButter

thank u again everyone, im humbled by ur tweets. I'm also glad that @monaeltahawy is free.

25/11/2011 02:19:33 WIB
Maged Butter @MagButter

the police "stole" my phone so plz stop calling me for the next couple of days till I get a new sim card.

25/11/2011 02:22:43 WIB
Maged Butter @MagButter

although I was freed this morning, many ppl r still detained. please keep the pressure on to get them out. #FreeAllDetainees

25/11/2011 02:24:17 WIB
Maged Butter @MagButter

I'll write my testmony about what happened exactly but later on when my fingers r recovered, typing is so hard

25/11/2011 02:28:30 WIB
Maged Butter @MagButter

we were 29 detainee this morning, we were all freed.

25/11/2011 02:31:32 WIB
Ruwayda @RuwaydaMustafah

Watch @monaeltahawy speak about her terrible ordeal on @ONtvLIVE with two broken hands now: #Nov24

25/11/2011 04:13:54 WIB
Ruwayda @RuwaydaMustafah

Watching @monaeltahawy talk about Egyptian security forces, sexual assault & her arrest with two broken arms. :(

25/11/2011 04:23:08 WIB
Ruwayda @RuwaydaMustafah

'There is no such thing as the army being one hand with the people, the people are one hand together'. says @monaeltahawy

25/11/2011 04:31:06 WIB
Ruwayda @RuwaydaMustafah

'I might not be able to be in Tahrir b/c of my hands, but I'll be close watching from my balcony b/c that's why I came back' @monaeltahawy

25/11/2011 04:31:24 WIB
Ruwayda @RuwaydaMustafah

Shown now, pictures of @MagButter beaten up by Egyptian police for protesting:

25/11/2011 04:27:11 WIB
Ruwayda @RuwaydaMustafah

There are many more detained w/o names, we don't know them like we do @monaeltahawy & @MagButter, don't forget them pls! #Nov24

25/11/2011 04:28:47 WIB

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