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Vol 54 No 20

Published 4th October 2013


Egypt

Neither military nor Mursi

Activists from the 2011 revolution are struggling to organise a political alternative to the dominant military and its Islamist adversaries

Left-wingers and other secularists are trying to remobilise the revolutionary spirit of January 2011 and on 24 September they formed an opposition alliance, the Jebhat Tariq el Thawra (Revolution Path Front). So far, liberals and leftists have been marginalised in Egypt’s wider political battles between the military and the Islamist groups, led by the Muslim Brotherhood.

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