Egyptians Take to Streets Against Mursi

In scenes reminiscent of the protests which brought down President Hosni Mubarak last year, Egyptians have returned to the streets to protest President Mohamed Mursi's assertion of near-absolute powers.
  • Egypt:  Rights Groups Challenge Mursi in Court

    Arabic Network for Human Rights Information, 24 November 2012

    This morning 25 Egyptian advocacy organizations filed a lawsuit before the Court of Administrative Justice seeking the annulment of the President's decree issuing a new ... read more »


  • Egypt:  22 Rights Groups Reject Mursi's New Powers

    Arabic Network for Human Rights Information, 24 November 2012

    Joint press statement by 22 rights organizations read more »

  • Egypt:  Mursi - Pharaoh in Revolutionary Clothing?

    ThinkAfricaPress, 23 November 2012

    The Egyptian president's constitutional declaration gives him expansive powers under the populist cloak of protecting the revolution. read more »

  • Egypt:  Protesters Attack Police, Parliament

    Aswat Masriya, 23 November 2012

    The Ministry of Interior announced on Friday that three of its officers, including a major general, and five policemen suffered serious injuries in the area of clashes in downtown ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Protesters Stone Ruling Party Office

    Aswat Masriya, 23 November 2012

    Hundreds of protesters from political and partisan powers gathered on Friday evening in front of the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) headquarters in Aswan and hurled stones at it. read more »

  • Egypt:  12 Injured in Alexandria Clashes

    Aswat Masriya, 23 November 2012

    The number of people injured in clashes between President Mohamed Mursi's supporters and his opponents in Alexandria on Friday rose to 12, Aswat Masriya correspondent reported. read more »

  • Egypt:  Political Powers Declare Tahrir Square Sit-in

    Aswat Masriya, 23 November 2012

    The Popular Alliance declared on Friday an open-ended sit-in in Cairo's Tahrir Square in an agreement with all political and revolutionary powers until the new constitutional ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Opposition Groups Angered by Mursi 'Power Grab'

    Tunis Afrique Presse, 23 November 2012

    Egyptian Opposition groups have called for mass protests on Friday against President Mohamed Morsi's surprise decision to give himself, and the Islamist-dominated assembly writing ... read more »