She was struck on the head by a stone thrown by a soldier on a rooftop.
Her mother said they had come every day to protest against the brutal methods of the military council which has controlled the country since President Hosni Mubarak was ousted following mass street protests last February. Aya Emad said that troops dragged her by her headscarf and hair into the Cabinet headquarters.
In Tahrir Square, centre of the violence, demonstrators demanding an end to military rule have been camped out for the last few weeks.
A 14-year-old girl pushed back her headscarf to reveal a bloodied bandage.
In the video, the veiled 26-year-old activist appealed to her fellow citizens to join her in protest at Tahrir Square on January 25th to demand their rights.
Asmaa Mahfouz is one of the founders of the April 6 Youth Movement.
He committed a sin and killed himself for nothing." I posted that I, a girl, am going down to Tahrir Square, and I will stand alone. No one came except three guys — three guys and three armored cars of riot police.At least ten have been killed in the violence, including two children aged 12 and 13.Two died after their skulls were fractured by stones thrown during the battles and at least six were shot dead, despite army and government claims that no live fire was being used.Located on the Giza plateau on the outskirts of Cairo, the Sphinx and the Great Pyramids of Giza are true Egypt travel 2015 essentials - you'll soon see why they've been leaving generations of travellers tongue-tied in sheer awe.Get up close with the coral in the Red sea The Red Sea is a Mecca for dive enthusiasts around the world, and sheltered serenely beneath its surface you'll find many of the world's best dive sites.Three weeks ago today, 26-year-old Egyptian activist Asmaa Mahfouz posted a video online urging people to protest the “corrupt government” of Hosni Mubarak by rallying in Tahrir Square on January 25.