Chronicles of the Egyptian Revolution and its Aftermath: 2011-2016

Chronicles of the Egyptian Revolution and its Aftermath: 2011-2016

by M. Cherif Bassiouni


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107589919
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/08/2016
Pages: 450
Sales rank: 1,011,152
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.42(d)

About the Author

M. Cherif Bassiouni was born and raised in Egypt and comes from a prominent family; his father was an Ambassador and his grandfather led Egypt's first nationalist revolution in Southern Egypt in 1919 and then became President of the Senate. M. Cherif Bassiouni taught International Law at DePaul University for 45 years. He is the author of 28 books and 266 academic articles and was, in 1999, a nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize for his contribution to the establishment of the International Criminal Court at the Hague. He served as chairman of the Security Council Commission of Inquiry into War Crimes and Genocide in the former Yugoslavia, and he chaired four further UN and national Commissions of Inquiry in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and Bahrain. He has received ten honorary degrees and sixteen medals from eight countries.

Table of Contents

1. The early stage of the Revolution; 2. Mubarak relinquishes the presidency and the SCAF assumes power; 3. A prelude to democracy: 2011-12 elections; 4. The Morsi presidency: June 30, 2012-July 3, 2013; 5. The military takes over again and the El-Sisi presidency; 6. 2015 legislative elections and the changing civilian political landscape; 7. The military institution: its power, influence, and culture; 8. Violence and repression; 9. The accountability gap; 10. The justice system in crisis; 11. The constitutional quagmire; 12. Demographics, education, and the economy; 13. Geopolitical factors; 14. Concluding assessment.

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