June 26, 2014

Secularists, Liberals Enable Egypt's Junta

Haroon Siddiqui, Toronto Star

The Associated Press

Secularists and liberals, both in Egypt and the West, have a lot of explaining to do as the enablers of the army in Cairo that strangled a nascent democracy.

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TAGGED: Egypt, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi


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