Sharif Abdel Kouddous is an independent journalist based in Cairo. He is a Democracy Now! correspondent and a fellow at The Nation Institute.
Syrians fleeing the fighting at home have found themselves targeted amid Egypt’s political upheaval.
With corpses filling Cairo’s streets and both sides vowing to escalate, any glimmers of revolutionary hope have been all but extinguished.
The violent clampdown by security forces has all but ended the possibility of a rapprochement with the Muslim Brotherhood.
At least seventy-four people were killed in skirmishes between Morsi supporters and armed men this weekend.
Deadly clashes shock a nation fresh off the heels of a military coup.
That a popular revolt facilitated Morsi’s ouster is undeniable. But it has also solidified the military’s role as the final arbiter of power in Egypt.
One year after President Mohammed Morsi took office, millions will march across the country on June 30 to demand his removal from office.
Egypt’s reconciliation process has been lauded as restoring confidence to outside investors. But others say it amounts to impunity for the rich.