Ten years after the uprising in Tahrir Square followed by the fall of Mubarak, the democratic impetus seems far away in Egypt.
Tahrir’s dreams and hopes now appear to have turned into a nightmare. Since the election of the President of the Republic Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in 2014, a ruthless wave of repression has descended on Egyptian journalists, opponents and activists.
A career soldier, al-Sisi restored all of its power to the army after a coup d’état in the summer of 2013 against Mohamed Morsi, president from the Muslim Brotherhood. Marshal Sissi justifies his iron fist by the fight against this great rival and against terrorism.