Abdel Fatta

Egypt under the New July Republic

Egypt under the New July Republic

[President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi and government officials at the funeral of Prosecutor General Hisham Barakat who was killed in a car bomb attack on 29 June 2015. Source: Official Facebook Page of the Spokesperson of the Egyptian Armed Forces.]by Sarah Carr 2 July 2015, Jadaliyya The prevailing characteristic of the time before the revolution, all those moons ago, was Egypt’s political moribundity. There were elections of sorts, or at least votes went in ballot boxes but their provenance was not always from voters.