In 2011, when hundreds of thousands took to the streets and deposed Mubarak, many involved in the protests finally thought they would get real change. Six years later, many young people say the revolution brought nothing but dashed hopes.
Mohammed Morsi, one of the leaders of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and the country’s first democratically elected president — is in prison and facing the death penalty. What does that say about Egypt’s future?
Islamic feminists in many Muslim-majority countries have spent years studying and interpreting Islamic texts, especially the passages concerning divorce, inheritance and child custody. In Egypt, three women scholars discuss their new interpretations of Islamic law.
Amira Mikhail was in Cairo's Tahrir Square on the day Hosni Mubarak was ousted from power. Four years later, she's still trying to press for change — but the disappointment of the Egyptian revolution's aftermath means she's doing it from the United States.
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