A culture of rampant corruption and arbitrary imprisonment, a rigid and senseless bureaucracy, a financially destitute majority and innumerable cases of police-led torture of civilians—these are among the unbearable conditions that have spawned a people’s revolt in Egypt. But what comes next? On this week’s extended special edition of The Breakdown, DC Editor Chris Hayes and professor of twentieth-century Egyptian history Noor Khan explain the context of recent calls for democracy in Egypt.
Professor Khan on current systemic obstacles to Egyptian democracy .
The Independent's Robert Fisk  reports from Cairo.
Live coverage  from Al Jazeera.
“We are all Khaled Said ”—Facebook page on police torture in Egypt.