The Rory Peck Award finalists were announced on Monday 12 September. It turns out I’ve made it to one of the three finalists of the news section for the coverage of the Egyptian revolution. The rushes above are those that were sent out of Cairo by one of the few working Internet connections in the city during the uprising, after President Mubarak closed all communications to the outside world. Unfortunately for him, he missed a few.
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Video rush of the English Defence League (EDL) protest in Tower Hamlets, East London. The original march was banned after Home Secretary Theresa May ordered all protest marches be banned across five London boroughs for 30 days following the London riots. Sixty people in all were arrested, including EDL leader Stephen Yaxley Lennon (Tommy Robinson), who breached bail conditions to attend the protest.
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