Egyptian President Mursi has refused to take back a decree that granted him sweeping powers, and the opposition is taking to the street in protest.
Egypt has marked the fifth anniversary of a pro-democracy uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak. Amid raised security, there was a ban on any demonstrations not approved by police.
Nihal Saad Zaghloul saw her friend sexually assaulted in the middle of Egypt’s Tahrir Square and was unable to help. Farid Farid reports from Cairo on a new campaign to combat such attacks against women.
Five years after the Egyptian revolution there is little sign of change for the country and its people. There are still dozens of arrests of anti-government activists. Farid Farid examines one particular case in Cairo.
Egyptians are electing their first parliament since the 2013 coup that overthrew President Morsi. But, as Naomi Conrad reports from Cairo, amid a climate of intimidation and repression, many are boycotting the elections.
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