Thursday, August 21, 2014

Rabaa One Year Later

One year has passed since the Egyptian government violently cracked down on the sit-ins held by supporters of former president Muhammad Morsi in Rabaa al-Adawiyya and al-Nahda Squares in Cairo. What happened last August, particularly in Rabaa, demonstrated how far the new Egyptian regime was willing to go to solidify its rule and that it would not tolerate any dissidence. Equally horrific was the premeditated nature of the crackdown, as policeman shot into the crowd at random and without any fear of retribution.

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