Look | New Yorkers Show Solidarity With Egyptian Protesters

PHOTOS. Hundreds of protesters from across the tri-state area recently descended on Times Square in a show of solidarity for those demonstrating against President Hosni Mubarak in Egypt. Demonstrators rallied in front of the United Nations headquarters in late January and gathered at a rally in Times Square last Friday.

Photos by Stephen Nessen

Hundreds of protesters from across the tri-state area descended on Times Square on February 4, 2011
Hundreds of protesters from across the tri-state area descended on Times Square on February 4, 2011 ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
One of the organizers of the event extolling the virtues of social media
One of the organizers of the event extolling the virtues of social media ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
Lamiaa Gouda, 34 has lived in Jeresy City for 13 years, but still has two sisters back in Cairo. Her sign reads, "Are you good for Egypt? Then return the billions you stole." Her local mosque organize
Lamiaa Gouda, 34 has lived in Jeresy City for 13 years, but still has two sisters back in Cairo. Her sign reads, "Are you good for Egypt? Then return the billions you stole." Her local mosque organize ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
Hundreds of protesters from across the tri-state area descended on Times Square on February 4, 2011
Hundreds of protesters from across the tri-state area descended on Times Square on February 4, 2011 ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
Samira Saueh from Clifton, New Jersey,has been in the U.S. for 20 years but still has family in Cairo. She says her mother can't go to the hospital and grocery stores are running out of food.
Samira Saueh from Clifton, New Jersey,has been in the U.S. for 20 years but still has family in Cairo. She says her mother can't go to the hospital and grocery stores are running out of food. ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
William Archbold, 56 from New Jersey says he wants to see a peacful transition of power.
William Archbold, 56 from New Jersey says he wants to see a peacful transition of power. ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
Prostestors left Times Square at 5:30 p.m. and made their way to the UN mission to Egypt
Prostestors left Times Square at 5:30 p.m. and made their way to the UN mission to Egypt ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
Prostestors left Times Square at 5:30 p.m. and made their way to the UN mission to Egypt
Prostestors left Times Square at 5:30 p.m. and made their way to the UN mission to Egypt ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
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