Foreign Policy: ‘Mubarak Is Free and the Country Is on Fire’

Did Egypt’s revolution just die? CAIRO — Heshan Amin, a 24-year-old student, sits with his head in the hands, just a few hundred feet from Tahrir Square, where he and his friends fought the police during the Jan. 25, 2011 revolution. He had broken the government-imposed curfew to come here when news reached him that … Continue reading

Military trials for civilians: The human cost

  Egypt’s military junta led a widespread crackdown on anti-military rule protesters in Cairo’s district of Abbasiya on 4 May. What followed marked the single largest wave of arrests and detentions since the military assumed power in February 2011. “The ruling military wants to see how far they can go with the people,” says Salma … Continue reading

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