Egypt’s first democratically elected president died on Monday during his court trial. His family and rights organisations have been saying for years that his treatment in prison amounted to a slow death.
After rising from obscurity to become Egypt’s first and only democratically elected president, Morsi spent his final years jailed in poor conditions.
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.
Sisi overthrew Egypt’s only democratically elected president in a military coup in 2013 and then imprisoned him until his death.
Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi buried in eastern Cairo's Medinat Nasr under heavy security, his lawyers say, a day after his death inside a court following years of worst detention conditions.
Here's how world leaders and prominent figures are reacting to the sudden death of Egypt's first democratically elected civilian president Mohamed Morsi.
Egypt's first democratically elected president has died in the custody of a government that repeatedly ignored his deteriorating health and kept him in constant solitary confinement.
Accounts have appeared on Instagram promising to send food to desperate Sudanese children in return for follows and shares, but few have been able to substantiate their pledges.
Head of Libya's UN-backed government Fayez al Sarraj announces his new "political initiative" as eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar continues his military campaign to take capital Tripoli.
Protesters in Algeria are calling on interim president Abdelkader Bensalah and his prime minister, Noureddine Bedoui, to step down.
President Abdelfattah el-Sisi’s landmark conference was the subject of a social media backlash, with many users pointing out rampant corruption in the country under his rule.
Ahmed Ouyahia appeared in court as part of anti-graft investigations which have also swept up other key ministers who once formed part of the ‘deep state’ that ruled Algeria from independence in 1962.
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