Protesters gather in downtown Cairo shouting anti-government slogans.
The popular uprising is an indication that al-Sisi’s regime is not as stable as he would have the world believe.
Cairo’s Rabaa al-Adaweya Square before and after the August 14 massacre of more than 800 peaceful protesters in 2013.
Two years ago, on August 14, more than 800 protesters against a coup were massacred in Cairo. A court recently upheld the death sentence for Egypt’s ousted elected leader.
Morsi in court.
EPA/Namir Galal/Almasry Alyoum
Two years after the ousting of Egypt’s first democratically elected president, military rule is now firmly entrenched.
Egyptian supporters of al-Sisi celebrate as they vote in Jordan.
In May 2012, Egypt’s first democratic presidential election set an important precedent in a troubled transition process. At the time, there was no constitution, no clarity on the president’s powers, no…