Journalist Mohamed Elmeshad says that hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood
members were sentenced to death for a single death while many police
officers still remain on trial for over a thousand killed during the Egyptian
Robert Naiman: Legally the Obama administration is obligated to cut aid to Egypt after
the military coup, and the longer the US waits to take a stand the less influence it
yields to stop the Egyptian security forces brutal repression
Pt 1 of 4. In a new episode of Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay and Max Blumenthal discuss how the Egyptian military has manipulated the revolution and the Muslim Brotherhood to reestablish a dictatorship by the generals
Lina Attalah: Egyptian Ministry of Interior uses light presence of firearms to justify
aggressive military action that killed more than 500 peaceful sit-ins, as Saudi and
Qatari power dynamics play out behind the scenes
As the U.S and the IMF apply pressure to the Egyptian government to cut
public spending and pay a high interest rate on debts incurred during the
previous regime, the Egyptian government targets international NGOs with
Egypt still reeling from January 25th anniversary violence, as police brutality moves some revolutionaries to abandon peaceful protests. Over 60 people have been killed across country, hundreds more injured, detained and still missing. Police torture leaves multiple detainees fighting for their lives in hospitals, while one activist died Monday morning after subjected to savage police torture. Attacks on police stations and government institutions are on the rise.
Egypt Independent: Tens of thousands of marchers flocked to Tahrir from several neighborhoods around Cairo on Tuesday to voice their rejection of President Mohamed Morsy's constitutional declaration and to call for the dissolution of the Constituent Assembly
Egypt Independent: Hundreds of protesters marched from Amr Ibn al-Aas Mosque to Cairo University Saturday, joining other protesters demonstrating in support of President Mohamed Morsy's constitutional declaration.
Egypt Independent: Hundreds of doctors, joined by members of the Popular Current as well as members of other political groups and medical organizations, formed a human chain along Qasr al-Aini Street Thursday to protest working conditions for doctors and employees in the medical field.
Egypt Independent: Participants in a 4 November press conference criticize the Constituent Assembly's performance and call for reform of the constitution-writing body. Al-Masry Al-Youm organized the conference titled "A constitution for all Egyptians."
As Egypt lurches toward a civilian state, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pays a visit to the country's civilian and military leaders. Clinton avoids blaming military for violent transitional period, despite $1.3 billion dollars in aid to the generals.
Egypt's military junta issued a constitutional declaration hours before results started coming in. The decree strips the newly elected president as commander of the armed forces, grants the generals legislative powers, and authorizes the army and police to detain anyone.
Tens of thousands of Egyptians retake Tahrir Square after the surprise verdict of their former President and key regime figures. Activists are calling for the reoccupation of Tahrir in a last push before the contested presidential elections to remove the military junta.
Mubarak's former foreign minister Amr Moussa, officially kicked off his
campaign for the presidency in the backdrop of a sprawling slum and a
colonial villa. While the international community seems to favor Moussa, on
the Egyptian street, he's often referred to as the 'felool' or remnant of the
Protests have erupted in cities across Egypt following Friday midday prayers, with angry demonstrators demanding an end to Hosni Mubarak's 30-year presidency. Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets across the country
Unprecedented protests are continuing across Egypt, as demonstrators defy a government ban on public gatherings Those on the streets are protesting against the 30-year rule of Hosni Mubarak, the president. Security forces have intensified their crackdown, advancing on crowds with batons, tear gas and even rubber bullets. Police say they have detained more than 800 people across the count