The rise and fall of Muslim Brotherhood in Egyptian politics

Nearly a century, since 1928, the Muslim Brotherhood has been at the forefront of Egyptian politics. It was a long and hard journey, which after a general election that followed a fierce people’s revolution, for the first time, their dream came true; they gripped the leadership they had long fought for with Mohammed Morsi at the helm of affairs – the first democratically elected Egyptian president. Just one year after this historic event, Morsi and indeed Muslim Brotherhood lost to another revolution which today 3rd July 2013 culminated in a military intervention or more or less a systematic coup de tat. Continue reading “The rise and fall of Muslim Brotherhood in Egyptian politics”