Egypt's military rulers are blaming outsiders—Americans in particular—for the country's continuing unrest. A U.S. student was briefly detained; other Americans are holed up in the embassy.
The Egyptian Revolution encouraged a new era of free expression, but with Islamists gaining power in recent elections, many artists fear that censorship may soon return.
If the Egyptian revolution had a soundtrack, it would be a hip hop album with a rap anthem.
Pulitzer Center grantee Ty McCormick returns to Tahrir Square to report on what has happened since the Egyptian Revolution. He talks to artists creating works once blocked by the government.
Hosni Mubarak’s fall only marked the beginning of a critical transition in Egypt. The historic revolution—Egypt’s quest for democracy, social justice and economic reform—still has a long way to go.
Pulitzer Center grantee Ty McCormick's look at Egyptians who went to the polls in the first elections since the ouster of Hosni Mubarak.
Is a battle between the military and the Muslim Brotherhood what Egyptian citizens had in mind for a new democracy? Ty McCormick looks at the unraveling of a revolution.
Egypt’s elections have produced big gains for Islamist parties. Can Egypt's Islamists learn from their Turkish counterparts how to end military domination while keeping religion out of politics?
On October 9, Egypt’s security forces attacked protesters—mostly Coptic Christians—who had gathered near state media headquarters, resulting in the worst violence since Hosni Mubarak resigned.
The first parliamentary elections since the revolution represent a pivotal moment for Egypt. And as protests continue amidst the electoral process, the debate on the street moves to the ballot box.
Nearly a year after the Egyptian revolution, families driven out of their homes still live in makeshift tent camps. Some of these families have mobilized to protest unsanitary conditions.
Four months after Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak stepped down, protesters again poured into Tahrir Square, demanding faster reforms and a transition to civilian rule.