Bias? What Bias?
Media bias locally and abroad has confused Egypt's already sticky situation. We take a look at some glaring misinterpretations of recent events.
The biggest problem facing Egypt right now, is knowing the truth of what is happening. Often we are misinformed, so here at CairoScene we have decided to compile pictures and videos that show the opposite of what is being reported.
"We have witnessed scores of injured brought on stretchers before us. Many of them were in bad shape. It looked like many of them had been shot," Reza Sayah on CNN.
Clearly, the key words are "looked like" they were shot. We know that people have been shot, so why the need to pretend?
Adel Abdel Ghafar @dooolis' Tweet was posted on The Washington Post:
Yes, the truck fell off the bridge, but mainly because someone didn't pass their driving test.
"We with full force condemn the fact that the administration in Egypt has once again used force against peaceful protests despite all warnings," Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan.
Shouldn't you be working on cleaning up your own streets and your crisis, before commenting on ours?
"We with full force condemn the fact that the administration in Egypt has once again used force against peaceful protests despite all warnings," Osama Morsy.
"With Apache helicopters flying overhead, nothing is more symbolic of the United States of America siding with the generals," John McCain U.S. senator.
He clearly doesn't know what he is talking about or where he is for that matter.
"I haven't seen any weapons on this side -- I haven't seen any protesters firing weapons but they are breaking bricks, throwing rocks -- it's not clear what they're throwing at. But there's a lot of chaos here." Reza Sayah on CNN
That rock looks suspiciously like a bullet.
"The security forces broke in and threw tear gas at us." Irish citizen Omaima Halawa from El Fatah Mosque.
That's definitely a fire extinguisher. And it's definitely coming from the protestors' side.
"Pro-Morsi demonstrators incite sectarian violence, setting over 50 of Egypt's churches on fire," said no Western media outlet ever.