Five years after Mubarak revolt, Egypt uprising crushed

Egyptian women display their ID at a polling station in Alexandria, in elections last year for a new parliament that bolstered President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's grip on powerFive years after the uprising against Hosni Mubarak erupted, Egypt has returned to iron-fisted rule by a regime that brutally crushes opponents even as it battles a deadly, jihadist-led insurgency. The blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood movement is the only group to have called for protests on Monday — the anniversary of the 2011 revolt. In the run-up to the anniversary, the police have intensified a deadly crackdown against opponents of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s repressive regime, activists said.

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