Thousands of opponents of President Mohammed Morsi are waiting on Cairo's Tahrir Platz. They are waiting to see if he will resign before the military steps in, as it has promised.
A court has commuted the death sentence against the spiritual leader of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood. In this case, Mohammed Badie will get life in prison, but he has also been sentenced to death in another trial.
Clashes between civilians and police in Egypt have left several dead and dozens arrested in protests marking the bloody crackdown on pro-Morsi demonstrations in Cairo one year ago.
Human Rights Watch has issued a report saying that a violent crackdown on protesters by Egyptian security forces last year likely amounted to "crimes against humanity." It also called for an international inquiry.
A year ago today, Egyptian forces forcibly cleared a protest camp of the Muslim Brotherhood in downtown Cairo. The government is suppressing reminders of what Human Rights Watch calls a crime against humanity.
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