Inspired by the Tunisian revolt, the 2011 movement in Egypt started as a revolution, eventually triggering a crisis that makes experts question if the state has failed. We trace the protests, political turnovers and waves of repression since 2011:
The late Mohamed Morsi's rise to power represented an end to Egypt's kleptocratic free-for-all.
Once a seemingly permanent fixture of Middle Eastern politics, the strongman was brought down in the 2011 Egyptian Revolution.
Mubarak ruled Egypt for 30 years until he was ousted following mass protests against his rule in 2011.
Cairo wants to amend a terrorism law that snares newspapers and channels in a fresh attack on dissent.
The UK-based legal body says there is concrete evidence that the Egyptian military junta’s treatment killed Mohamed Morsi and that his death was intentional.
Hilmi Balci, one of the four Anadolu Agency employees detained, has been released, Anadolu Agency's director-general said.
TRT World spoke to Maha Azzam, the head of the Egyptian Revolutionary Council, who opposes the Sisi regime and wants to replace it with a democracy.
With Algeria and Sudan ousting longstanding leaders, ongoing unrest in the Gaza Strip and protests in both Iraq and Lebanon, there is a feeling that change could once again be sweeping across the region.
International human rights groups warn that the Sisi regime is spreading fear amongst his critics and opponents by detaining and torturing the country's leading rights defenders.
Berdan Turkmen, seized from a restaurant and caught up in anti-government protests, was in Egypt for a month-long internship hosted by Turkey's branch of youth training foundation, AIESEC.
Gamal Eid, head of Arab Network for Human Rights Information, says his group and two others have jointly documented more than 1,100 arrests following last week's protests that called on President Abdel Fattah el Sisi to quit.
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