August 19, 2013
Cairo Massacre Isn't Egypt's Tiananmen
Matt Schiavenza, The Atlantic
The tense stand-off in Egypt between the military government and protesters erupted into violence this week, with the latest reports indicating that troops have killed over 600 people in and around Cairo's Tahrir Square. My colleague Olga Khazan yesterday wrote that, in terms of state-on-protester violence, the crackdown may be the world's deadliest since China's Tiananmen Square Massacre in June 1989. And, on point, articles have...