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By Nick Schifrin, Ali Rogin
The demonstrations erupted over corruption allegations leveled earlier this month against the military and el-Sissi by an Egyptian businessman living in self-imposed exile who said he had worked with the military for 15 years.
By Associated Press
A coalition of political parties and associations called for peaceful protests over price hikes on the anniversary of its revolution.
By Bouazza Ben Bouazza, Associated Press
People gathered in Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan on Saturday, exactly five years after Occupy Wall Street began, describing how a small encampment spread to cities across the country.
By Corinne Segal, Arlene Lormestoire
Hundreds of Egyptians, including students and children, have disappeared and been tortured under the guise of counterterrorism, according to an Amnesty International report released Wednesday.
By Kassia Halcli
By PBS NewsHour
There have been tectonic and tragic shifts across the Middle East and North Africa in the five years since the beginning of the Arab Spring movement, with hundreds of thousands dead and millions more displaced. To examine the role America…
After his last deployment to Afghanistan, decorated Marine veteran and writer Elliot Ackerman went to report on the civil war in Syria. What he found was friendship and a shared disillusion over the hopes of revolution. In this essay, Ackerman…
In Tahrir Square, the center of the Egyptian revolution five years ago, women safely joined men to protest for a new future. But that moment soon ended; hundreds, even thousands of female protesters were sexually assaulted. In some cases, activists…
Egypt’s judiciary, once renowned as fiercely independent, now faces criticism for the harsh and lengthy imprisonment of political prisoners under the leadership of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. Special correspondent Nick Schifrin talks with one family who have tirelessly fought for…
Five years after the revolution that toppled the government, Egypt has yet to achieve the movement’s democratic ideals. But there are no more protests because protests are illegal. Freedom of speech curtailed, McCarthy-esque fear pervades under President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, with…
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