It’s been almost a year since the original protests in Egypt and the tension is still high. Only the past week thousands of protesters squared off against the police and army on Tahrir Square to fight to the death, literally for some, for their rights.

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A protester's bloodied hand is seen as other protesters throw stones at army soldiers at the cabinet near Tahrir Square in Cairo December 16, 2011. Stone-throwing demonstrators clashed with troops wielding truncheons and electric prods in central Cairo on Friday, witnesses said, in the worst violence since the start of Egypt's first free election in six decades. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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Riot police spray water to disperse protesters at the cabinet near Tahrir Square in Cairo December 16, 2011. Stone-throwing demonstrators clashed with troops wielding truncheons and electric prods in central Cairo on Friday, witnesses said, in the worst violence since the start of Egypt's first free election in six decades. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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A protester takes cover during clashes with army soldiers at the cabinet near Tahrir Square in Cairo December 16, 2011. Stone-throwing demonstrators clashed with troops wielding truncheons and electric prods in central Cairo on Friday, witnesses said, in the worst violence since the start of Egypt's first free election in six decades. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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A protester flashes a victory sign with his bloodied hand as other protesters throw stones at army soldiers at the cabinet near Tahrir Square in Cairo December 16, 2011. Stone-throwing demonstrators clashed with troops wielding truncheons and electric prods in central Cairo on Friday, witnesses said, in the worst violence since the start of Egypt's first free election in six decades. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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Protesters start a fire during clashes with army soldiers at the cabinet near Tahrir Square in Cairo December 16, 2011. Stone-throwing demonstrators clashed with troops wielding truncheons and electric prods in central Cairo on Friday, witnesses said, in the worst violence since the start of Egypt's first free election in six decades REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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Egyptian army soldiers arrest a woman protester during clashes with army soldiers at the cabinet near Tahrir Square in Cairo December 16, 2011. At least two people were killed and 100 wounded in Cairo on Friday as demonstrators fought troops in the worst violence since Egypt began its first free election in six decades. In a pattern that has recurred during nine months of army rule since President Hosni Mubarak's overthrow in February, the confrontation swiftly grew as more people took to the streets. REUTERS/Stringer

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A protester wearing a head scarf that reads Allah is the Greatest throw rocks at army soldiers during clashes near the cabinet near Tahrir Square in Cairo December 16, 2011. At least two people were killed and 100 wounded in Cairo on Friday as demonstrators fought troops in the worst violence since Egypt began its first free election in six decades. In a pattern that has recurred during nine months of army rule since President Hosni Mubarak's overthrow in February, the confrontation swiftly grew as more people took to the streets. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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Stones thrown during clashes between army soldiers and protesters are seen at the cabinet near Tahrir Square in Cairo December 16, 2011. At least two people were killed and 100 wounded in Cairo on Friday as demonstrators fought troops in the worst violence since Egypt began its first free election in six decades. In a pattern that has recurred during nine months of army rule since President Hosni Mubarak's overthrow in February, the confrontation swiftly grew as more people took to the streets. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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A protester fires a sling shot at army soldiers at the cabinet near Tahrir Square in Cairo December 16, 2011. At least two people were killed and 100 wounded in Cairo on Friday as demonstrators fought troops in the worst violence since Egypt began its first free election in six decades. In a pattern that has recurred during nine months of army rule since President Hosni Mubarak's overthrow in February, the confrontation swiftly grew as more people took to the streets. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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A bloodied protester reacts as he holds a metal rod after being injured during a demonstration against army soldiers at the cabinet near Tahrir Square in Cairo December 16, 2011. At least two people were killed and 100 wounded in Cairo on Friday as demonstrators fought troops in the worst violence since Egypt began its first free election in six decades. In a pattern that has recurred during nine months of army rule since President Hosni Mubarak's overthrow in February, the confrontation swiftly grew as more people took to the streets. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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Protesters throw stones at army soldiers at a building next to the cabinet near Tahrir Square in Cairo December 17, 2011. Three people were killed as troops fought daylong battles with protesters, showing the tensions seething in Egypt nine months after Hosni Mubarak's fall, even in the midst of polls meant to herald a promised transfer to civilian rule. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

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Egyptian army soldiers arrest a protester (C) during clashes with army soldiers at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 17, 2011. Soldiers beat demonstrators with batons in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Saturday in a second day of clashes that have killed nine people and wounded more than 300, marring the first free election most Egyptians can remember. REUTERS/Stringer

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Egyptian army soldiers arrest a protester (L) during clashes at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 17, 2011. Soldiers beat demonstrators with batons in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Saturday in a second day of clashes that have killed nine people and wounded more than 300, marring the first free election most Egyptians can remember. REUTERS/Stringer

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A protester lies on the ground next to Egyptian army soldiers during clashes at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 17, 2011. Soldiers beat demonstrators with batons in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Saturday in a second day of clashes that have killed nine people and wounded more than 300, marring the first free election most Egyptians can remember. REUTERS/Stringer

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Egyptian army soldiers run during clashes with protesters at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 17, 2011. Soldiers beat demonstrators with batons in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Saturday in a second day of clashes that have killed nine people and wounded more than 300, marring the first free election most Egyptians can remember. REUTERS/Stringer

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A man looks out at scattered fires at Tahrir Square after clashes between army soldiers and protesters in Cairo December 17, 2011. Soldiers beat demonstrators with batons in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Saturday in a second day of clashes that have killed nine people and wounded more than 300, marring the first free election most Egyptians can remember. REUTERS/Stringer

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Egyptian army soldiers arrest a female protester during clashes at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 17, 2011. Soldiers beat demonstrators with batons in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Saturday in a second day of clashes that have killed nine people and wounded more than 300, marring the first free election most Egyptians can remember. REUTERS/Stringer

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Egyptian army soldiers arrest a protester (C) during clashes with army soldiers at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 17, 2011. Soldiers beat demonstrators with batons in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Saturday in a second day of clashes that have killed nine people and wounded more than 300, marring the first free election most Egyptians can remember. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El-Ghany

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Protesters throw stones at army soldiers as they take cover at cabinet offices near Tahrir Square in Cairo December 18, 2011. Protesters and troops fought in Cairo on Sunday, the third day of clashes that have killed 10 people and exposed rifts over the army's role as it manages Egypt's promised transition from military to civilian rule. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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Protesters gesture to try to stop clashes with army soldiers at cabinet offices near Tahrir Square in Cairo December 18, 2011. Protesters and troops fought in Cairo on Sunday, the third day of clashes that have killed 10 people and exposed rifts over the army's role as it manages Egypt's promised transition from military to civilian rule. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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A protester covers himself with an Egyptian national flag as he leans against barricades placed by the Egyptian military at cabinet offices near Tahrir Square in Cairo December 18, 2011. Protesters and troops fought in Cairo on Sunday, the third day of clashes that have killed 10 people and exposed rifts over the army's role as it manages Egypt's promised transition from military to civilian rule. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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Protesters run during clashes with army soldiers next to a building near cabinet offices near Tahrir Square in Cairo December 18, 2011. Protesters and troops fought in Cairo on Sunday, the third day of clashes that have killed 10 people and exposed rifts over the army's role as it manages Egypt's promised transition from military to civilian rule. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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Protesters throw stones at army soldiers front of barricades placed by the Egyptian military next to a building near cabinet offices near Tahrir Square in Cairo December 18, 2011. Protesters and troops fought in Cairo on Sunday, the third day of clashes that have killed 10 people and exposed rifts over the army's role as it manages Egypt's promised transition from military to civilian rule. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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A protester covers himself with an Egyptian national flag as he gestures in front of a building near cabinet offices, near Tahrir Square in Cairo December 18, 2011. Protesters and security forces fought in Cairo on Sunday, the third day of clashes that have killed 10 people and exposed rifts over the army's role as it manages Egypt's promised transition from military to civilian rule. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El-Ghany

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Residents and plainclothes policemen shine a laser to deter protesters during clashes, from the top of a building near cabinet offices at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 18, 2011. Protesters and security forces fought in Cairo on Sunday, the third day of clashes that have killed 10 people and exposed rifts over the army's role as it manages Egypt's promised transition from military to civilian rule. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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A protester shows a bullet used by the army during clashes with riot police near cabinet offices near Tahrir Square in Cairo December 18, 2011. Protesters and security forces fought in Cairo on Sunday, the third day of clashes that have killed 10 people and exposed rifts over the army's role as it manages Egypt's promised transition from military to civilian rule. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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A protester throws a stone at riot police near cabinet offices near Tahrir Square in Cairo December 18, 2011. Protesters and security forces fought in Cairo on Sunday, the third day of clashes that have killed 10 people and exposed rifts over the army's role as it manages Egypt's promised transition from military to civilian rule. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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Residents and plainclothes policemen throw stones from the top of a building near a cabinet building, during clashes with protesters near Tahrir Square in Cairo December 18, 2011. Protesters and security forces fought in Cairo on Sunday, the third day of clashes that have killed 10 people and exposed rifts over the army's role as it manages Egypt's promised transition from military to civilian rule. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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Protesters are reflected in water during clashes with riot police near cabinet offices near Tahrir Square in Cairo December 18, 2011. Protesters and security forces fought in Cairo on Sunday, the third day of clashes that have killed 10 people and exposed rifts over the army's role as it manages Egypt's promised transition from military to civilian rule. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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An Egyptian holds a copy of the Al Shorouk newspaper featuring a front page Reuters picture of security forces beating a female demonstrator during Saturday's clashes, near Tahrir Square in Cairo December 18, 2011. Protesters and security forces fought in Cairo on Sunday, the third day of clashes that have killed 10 people and exposed rifts over the army's role as it manages Egypt's promised transition from military to civilian rule. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh