Rival protesters clash outside the presidential palace in the Egyptian capital, Cairo. Anti-government demonstrators want the sharia-based draft constitution scrapped.
Egyptian author Ahmed Naji has been sentenced to two years in prison for a few erotic passages in one of his novels. A global reading event has been held in his honor. These are tough times for freedom of expression.
Six people have been sentenced to death in Egypt for sharing state secrets. Ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi is still awaiting his fate.
Imprisoned journalists, terrorist attacks and a silenced opposition: Where is Egypt today ahead of the 5th anniversary of the Arab Spring?
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.
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