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By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 6th, 2014
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By K. P. Fabian Now that three years have elapsed since the 2011 Revolution in Egypt, it is pertinent, nay, imperative, to ask the central question: Where is Egypt? Where is it going? On January 25, 2011 Egyptians shed fear of their repressive government that had deprived them of their human rights f...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 14th, 2012
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1. ‘It’s Never as Bad as It Seems on Twitter’ As analysts scrambled over the weekend to interpret President Mohamed Morsy’s decrees retiring the head of Egypt’s military junta and reversing its June 17 constitutional putsch stripping the presidency of much of its executive power, assessments veered a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jun 18th, 2012
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A member of the committee overseeing Egypt’s presidential election confirmed on Monday that the Muslim Brotherhood’s candidate was in the lead but said the count had yet to be finalised, after the Islamist claim was challenged by his rival. The Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsy was in a r...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jun 18th, 2012
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Egypt’s ruling military has issued a declaration granting itself sweeping powers, as the country awaits results of presidential elections. The document by the Supreme Council of Armed Forces (Scaf) says new general elections can not be held until a permanent constitution is drawn up. It also gi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 16th, 2012
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A timeline of mounting repression Wael Eskandar A year has passed since the military assumed power after President Hosni Mubarak was ousted. But is Egypt any closer to the freedom and justice it sought when its people rose up against the Mubarak regime? The ruling Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCA...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 13th, 2012
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By Issandr El Amrani The turbulence that has hit Egypt since mid-November seems, at first glance, mostly a testament to the poor performance of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) in handling the transition away from the rule of Husni Mubarak. Having assumed power on February 10, the SCAF ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 7th, 2011
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r. Ashraf Ezzat, medical doctor and journalist (Pyramidion) was one of  hundreds of thousands Egyptians occupying Tahrir Square  in late January/early February of 2011.   Ten months later Egyptian people are once again back on the streets despite a deadly crackdown by security forces.  I interviewed ...
By benim
In Egypt
Nov 25th, 2011
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Cairo – Thousands of Egyptians streamed into Tahrir Square on Friday ahead of a new mass rally to demand the end of military rule, capping a week of protests and deadly clashes just days before the first polls since Hosni Mubarak’s ouster. “Last Chance Friday… stability or cha...
By benim
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Nov 23rd, 2011
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Cairo – Egypt’s field marshal Hussein Tantawi said on Tuesday that the country’s military “does not aspire to hold power and is fully willing to transfer responsibility immediately should people wish it, through a popular referendum”. The military ruler said that presidential polls would be held by t...