Thousands of Morsi supporters have increased calls for their ousted president to be reinstated. This comes as prosecutors announced a criminal investigation into the Islamist leader, who has been secretly held by the military for nearly two weeks.
The Egyptian authorities are increasingly cracking down on activists and students. Hundreds have been detained in recent months and dozens disappeared. Naomi Conrad reports from Cairo.
Egypt's top prosecutor has died after a bomb attack. Hisham Barakat and his bodyguards had been taken to hospital after their car was hit outside a military academy in the Heliopolis neighborhood of the Egyptian capital.
Egypt's imprisonment of journalists is at an all time high, according to a report released by the Committee to Protect Journalists: This come amidst an atmosphere of censorship. Naomi Conrad reports from Cairo.
A convoy belonging to the Egyptian state prosecutor has been targeted in a bomb attack in Cairo. It was the first the first major assassination attempt on a high government official since 2013.