Monday September 28, 2020

Egypt's unfinished revolution

There is an anomaly in the Egyptian revolution: the revolutionaries have never come to power, writes David Lynch.

13th July, 2013
A rally in Tahrir Square last week against ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi. Photo: Getty

In January 2011, the world watched in awe as millions took to the streets of Egypt to remove former dictator Hosni Mubarak. Two and half years later, the world watched perplexed as millions took to the streets cheering the removal of their democratically-elected president, only one year into his job.

The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood has vowed to continue its protests this weekend against the ousting of president Mohammed Morsi.

Last week, more than 50 Morsi supporters...

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