Thousands of Morsi supporters have increased calls for their ousted president to be reinstated. This comes as prosecutors announced a criminal investigation into the Islamist leader, who has been secretly held by the military for nearly two weeks.
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.
An Egyptian court has issued a ruling dissolving the political wing of the banned Muslim Brotherhood. It is the latest step in a campaign to crush the Islamist movement.
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.
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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