Words by Amelia Smith
Translations and Arabic interviews by Marwa Kocak
Digital by Amy Addison-Dunne
On 11 February 2011 President Hosni Mubarak, who had ruled Egypt for 30 years, stepped down from power. It was a moment of intense euphoria and immense upheaval in the region.
Here, eight Egyptians tell their story of the 18 days of protest and 10 years of tyranny that followed his downfall through exclusive interviews.
18 days was shortlisted for the Amnesty International Media Awards, 2022.