Protests broke out in several Egyptian cities, including Cairo, Luxor, Qena and Sohag, on September 27, despite bids by security forces to suppress the demonstrators with tear gas and barricades
Thousands of Egyptians took to the streets on September 20 demanding the resignation of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.
The protests were sparked by videos by Mohammad Ali, an exiled businessman, highlighting president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s corruption. The protests are rooted in the common people’s rising economic hardships, along with the widespread oppression
Activists oppose UN’s choice of Egypt as the venue for the conference, citing the alarmingly high incidence of human rights violations in the country.
The circumstances of Mohammed Morsi’s death reflect the hopelessness in Egyptian politics following the return of the military
Mohammed Morsi’s life and politics since 2012 was a reflection of the contradictions and miscalculations by various sections of the anti-military forces that brought Egypt to where it is today
Following the death of former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi, Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha takes a look at his rise to power.
A report by Human Rights Watch said both the government and IS militants had engaged in indiscriminate violence against civilians
Only 44.33% of the 61,344 voters took part in the three-day referendum, which was marked by widespread bribery, coercion and suppression of opponents
In this episode, Peoples Dispatch takes a look at the national referendum in Egypt, the protests on Argentina and Irish farmers’ protest.
Egyptians are voting on amendments that may end up letting president Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s stay in power until 2030. The vote has been accompanied by a massive crackdown on the opposition
The accused were hanged despite the appeals by international human rights groups for a stay on the executions, and condemnations over the death sentences given under questionable circumstances