Egyptian security forces have conducted raids, clamped down on social media, and blocked roads to Tahrir Square ahead of the fifth anniversary of the revolution on January 25.
Formed to “fight price increases and exploitation,” the movement is hoping to drive prices down by bringing attention to the problem.
In the last four years, the Cairo café district known as el-Borsa has been raided by the police for its role in fostering a revolution, as well as its reputation for attracting drug dealers, sex workers, and gay men. In March, it was shut down for good.
The Muslim Brotherhood leader received the death penalty for his alleged role in mass jailbreaks that were part of the 2011 uprising against longtime ruler Hosni Mubarak.
VICE talks to Laura Boushnak and Myriam Abdelaziz of Rawiya, a collective of female Middle Eastern photographers who are now showing in the UK at Impressions Gallery in Bradford.
We talked to two photographers from the Rawiya collective about Western misconceptions and the challenges of working as a female photographer in Egypt and elsewhere.
Ottawa has stepped up its support for the Egyptian military regime by openly endorsing a crackdown on political opponents and increasing security ties to the forces carrying it out.
At least 15 people — including a 10-year-old boy — were killed during anti-government protests on the anniversary of the first day of the 2011 Egyptian revolution.
A judge used a technicality to drop charges against former president Hosni Mubarak for the murders of hundreds of protesters killed during the country's 2011 revolution.