by Zoe Pollock
Parvez Sharma captures the scene on the ground:
My friend Negma’s checklist from a few hours ago is simple. It will also probably be life saving.
Vinegar for tear gas. Check
Headscarves to cover face. Check
In a phone conversation, Negma conveyed what's at stake:
I hope it does not get worse. It will, if we fail this time.
Alexis points to @Jan25 Voices who are speaking with Egyptians and tweeting their words in real time.