The West’s normalisation of Sisi is a huge pillar of the stranglehold he has over the lives of every Egyptian.
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:
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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.
Opponents of the Egyptian government live in fear as anti-government protests lead to a crackdown on dissent.
Alaa Abdel Fattah's arrest came two days after Egyptian authorities stifled calls for fresh protests against President Abdel Fattah el Sisi's rule, deploying security forces and closing many of Cairo's main thoroughfares.
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