Genre: Biography - Documentary
Cameraman: Hany Fakhry - Abdallah El Hoseeny - M.Mamdouh
Editor: Ahmed Tareef
Ultras Ahlawy (UA-07) is an Egyptian ultras group that supports the Cairo-based Egyptian Premier League football club Al-Ahly. The group was founded in 2007 by former members of the first Ahly support group, Ahly Fans Club (AFC). Ultras Ahlawy raised its banner for the first time at a match against ENPPI on 13 April 2007. Ultras Ahlawy also supports the Al-Ahly basketball, volleyball, and handball teams.
Port Said massacre
After the stepping down of Mubarak regime, Ultras members continued to be part of various revolutionary demonstrations against the SCAF. The most popular are the Muhammad Mahmoud demonstrations in addition to the Egyptian Cabinet's. On the later, Muhammad Mustapha Kareeka, a member of Ultras Ahlawy, fell as a martyr, Which outraged the Ultras, leading them to chant against SCAF on the following Ahly match against Masr El Makassa.
The first away match for Al Ahly after Kareeka's death was on 1 February 2012 against Masry of Portsaid, on that day and after the whistle was blown, thousands of Masry supporters led by the rivals Ultras Green Eagles broke through the stadium. With the help of security forces, Masry supporters entered Al Ahly fans' territory and assaulted them, leading to the death of 72 members of Ultras Ahlawy and Ultras Devils members in what was later known as the Port Said massacre or Port Said Conspiracy. Port Said Stadium riot
Ultras Ahlawy, Devils and several other social and political entities started numerous demonstrations demanding the rights of those who passed away in Port Said. Starting by the UA07 march on 5 February to the District Attorney office.
Later, over 70 convicts were charged with homicide including 9 police officers and three from the Portsaid stadium workers.
On 26 January 2013, 21 of the convicted Masry supporters were sentenced to death. The verdict for the rest of the convicts is to be sentenced on 9 March 2013.
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