Police in Cairo clashed with demonstrators who had gathered near the presidental palace. Tens of thousands came out to protest against the draft constitution which they fear will turn Egypt into a state based on Sharia law.
Egypt has come under criticism overseas for the death sentence handed to ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi. The penalty was over Morsi's role in a mass jailbreak that toppled his predecessor.
Egypt's ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi has been sentenced to death on charges of jailbreak. Morsi's case will now be referred to a religious authority before an execution can take place.
An FIDH report has said women in Egypt face "widespread sexual violence" by security forces, including rape, virginity tests and electroshocks to genitalia. Those affected hail from all walks of Egyptian society.
Six men with alleged ties to a terrorist group were hanged in Egypt after being sentenced in a military tribunal. Three of the men, however, were arrested before the crimes they were charged with were committed.