One year of anti-government protests in Egypt

While corruption was the central issue for the protests last year, this time around people are also protesting spiralling inflation, frequent demolition of houses and the mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic

September 29, 2020 by Peoples Dispatch

This September marked one year of anti-government protests in Egypt. Citizens across the country took to the streets, demanding the resignation of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, defying a ban on public demonstrations.