Foreign Policy: ‘They Struck Us Down Like Animals’

As Egyptian authorities use brute force to disperse two pro-Morsy sit-ins, protesters vow to resist the crackdown until the bitter end.  CAIRO — A hail of gunfire crackled in the background as paramedics rushed a young male protester on a blood-spattered stretcher away from the frontline of the Islamist sit-in in Cairo’s Nasr City. The … Continue reading

Our protest will last until death, vow supporters of ousted leader in Egypt

A bitterly divided Egypt was bracing for further bloodshed last night after supporters of the ousted president, Mohamed Morsi, pledged to give up their lives rather than disband the protest camp in Cairo where dozens were shot dead in clashes with security forces at the weekend. Egypt’s Interior Minister vowed to clear the month-long sit-in outside … Continue reading

The People’s Republic: Civil disobedience in Egypt

As Egypt celebrates the second anniversary of the 25 January revolution, cities are threatening to declare independence from central government by Bel Trew and Yassin Gaber  On the second anniversary of Egypt’s 25 January Revolution, thousands are expected to gather on Tahrir Square, Cairo’s firmly established protest space. The haphazard village of demonstration tents and … Continue reading

France 24 ‘The Debate’: Egypt’s endless revolution, how to break the stalemate

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