Egypt’s military led by current president, Abdel Fattah el Sisi, overthrew the country’s only freely elected president, Mohamed Morsi, in 2013 after little over a year of democracy.
Egypt’s first democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi, was a reluctant leader from humble beginnings, his stratospheric rise and fall from power underlines the tragic state of Egypt today.
Mohamed Morsi embodied the Egyptian establishment's worst fears: a democratic path for the country. He could not be openly executed and was instead ushered to a slow death.
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