The media crackdown in Egypt is worsening as military forces raid news organizations and shut down broadcasts.
Egyptians are preparing to participate in the first election since the ouster of Hosni Mubarak, but many are wary of the outcome, fearing the military regime will stay in power.
Sharif Abdul Kouddous offers an eyewitness account of the worst violence in the streets of Cairo since the revolution.
Life after Hosni Mubarak has not quite turned out the way Egypt's young revolutionaries expected.
Despite the ousting of former President Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's military council announced it would enforce the Emergency Law already in effect 30 years—sparking outrage and street protests.
Egypt's educational system is a shambles. Teachers and students have gone on a nation-wide strikes to protest the slow pace of reforms under the transitional military government.
Maikel Nabil Sanad, an Egyptian democracy activist, was convicted and imprisoned after writing a blog detailing cases of abuse by the military and criticizing the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces
More than 2,000 people have been killed in the last several months by Syrian security forces. Human rights lawyer Haitham al-Maleh and his son Iyas are confidant that "the regime is going to hell."
After the revolution Egyptians looked forward to the development of a democratic state, but many government-run institutions are still experiencing the repressive policies of the former regime.
Asmaa Mahfouz was facing prosecution for criticizing the military in a Twitter message.
Despite the ousting of former President Hosni Mubarak, journalists in Egypt still face government oppression.
Former President Hosni Mubarak and his sons were subjected to provisional detention for 15 days after their trial August 3.