21 ianuarie 2021

Arab Spring's long lost dream of Egyptian freedom - France 24


A decade after Egypt's mass protests briefly unlocked new freedoms, human rights groups say it is back to square one as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has stamped out all opposition. The iconic demonstrations in Cairo's Tahrir Square, which broke out on January 25, 2011, toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak just a couple of weeks later in one of the most momentous changes of the Arab Spring wave of revolts. They ushered in a heady period of free speech and free elections that propelled Islamist [...]