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Current research: How could Egypt’s revolutionaries overlook a state massacre of 1000+ protestors?

Current research: How could Egypt’s revolutionaries overlook a state massacre of 1000+ protestors?

Two years after Egypt’s uprisings in 2011, a popularly-backed military coup massacred 1000+ protestors in Rabaa square. Many of the activist groups that mobilised for the earlier uprisings did not condemn this act. Hesham Shafick writes about this silence and explains it in a new article.