Nearly 4,000 people were injured and more than 500 killed Wednesday as Egyptian authorities attempted to disperse protest camps loyal to ousted president Mohamed Morsi. M. Cherif Bassiouni, a war crimes expert and law professor at DePaul University, joins us on Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm with insight into the conflict.
In the second mass killing of protesters in three weeks, Egyptian authorities attacked protesters in Cairo Saturday, killing 72. M. Cherif Bassiouni, a war crimes expert and law professor at DePaul University, joins us with insight into the conflict.
In restaurants and at home, Chicago's Egyptian Americans have spent the last week glued to television screens and computers, as dramatic change once again sweeps over Egypt. Elizabeth Brackett has the story. Read an article.
Unrest is sparking fears of a second revolution in Egypt. Thousands have taken to the streets pushing for the ouster of Egyptian president, Mohamed Morsi, who has been in office for a year. But a defiant President Morsi is rejecting the opposition’s call for an early special election. We have the latest on the turmoil in Egypt that has killed at least 16 people and injured more than 600 over the past few days.