On Assignment: Egyptians demonstrate in Jersey City, N.J., after President Mubarak’s resignation
JERSEY CITY, N.J., FEB. 11, 2011 — Egyptians demonstrate in Journal Square after President Hosni Mubarak’s resignation. (Reena Rose Sibayan/The Jersey Journal)
Demonstrators danced and chanted in celebration.
Aboud Ali,14, waves the Egyptian flag.
Sohaib Akl, 4, joins the demonstration wrapped in the Egyptian flag.
Troy Reid, who works for Liberty Tax Service, is swept up by the crowd of Egyptians celebrating their “freedom.”
Eman Ali, left, and Sekina Eissa join the demonstration.
The crowd spills onto the street of Journal Square.
Ahmed Hussein celebrates in Journal Square.
Emil Sarofidem, a supporter of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who resigned today, argues with the anti-Mubarak crowd about the change in leadership in Egypt.
Emil Sarofidem, a supporter of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, gets into a scuffle with anti-Mubarak demonstrators in the middle of the street.
Jersey City police pacify Emil Sarofidem, a supporter of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, after getting into a scuffle with anti-Mubarak demonstrators.
Ahmed Shedeed, director of The Islamic Center of Jersey City, center, leads Egyptians in a demonstration.
Omar Aly demonstrates in Journal Square.
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Related story: Egypt President Mubarak resigns, hands control to military
These photos won first place in the New Jersey Press Photographers Association’s February 2011 Clip Contest for SpotNews/General News: