Louisa Loveluck

In Egypt, even an autopsy is political

Cairo’s main forensic facility is dealing with more than 1,000 cases of suspected abuse of police force each year, but are under pressure to downplay the injuries.

Egypt: NGO prison sentences send chill through civil society

Top Egypt diplomat in Ethiopia for Nile talks: will there be war?

Egypt’s Morsi courts hardline Islamists ahead of mass opposition rallies

Will Egypt’s army stage another coup? Protests against Morsi intensify

After Egypt army crackdown, is the Muslim Brotherhood fighting for survival?

Left staggering and angry by a series of arrests, the once-powerful Muslim Brotherhood now faces the most critical period in its 85-year history, analysts say.

GlobalPost investigation: A massacre in Cairo


When security forces killed 51 supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi outside a military installation in Cairo on July 8, the army said its troops fired on protesters to defe

For defiant Morsi supporters, negotiations with the military a ‘betrayal’

The heightened rhetoric is raising concerns that Muslim Brotherhood leaders will ultimately be unable to control the radicalizing crowds they deployed to pressure the new government.

Egypt’s Brotherhood gets the massacre it knew was coming

Just two days before security forces brutally cleared the pro-Morsi sit-ins in Cairo, demonstrators had waited nervously for the crackdown to begin.

Egypt’s darkest day

Security forces moved to crush Islamist demonstrations in Cairo, leaving at least 700 dead.