Many assume that a revolution or a mass political uprising, here meaning a broad initiative to topple a government through various means of protest, is simply an act of will.
On Sunday, June 30, Egypt saw likely the largest recorded demonstrations in its history. While it appears that several million people took to the streets in total, early specific estimates
June 29 was a day spent preparing for the long-planned June 30 protests. The Tamarod movement announced their claim that the final tally of signatures in support of recalling President
On the Friday before the Tamarod campaign planned to march to the main presidential palace in Cairo, protests erupted across Egypt both in support of, and in opposition to, President
Starting late in the day on June 26 and continuing through June 27, the Egyptian army deployed around Cairo to secure key government buildings and installations. At least one source says that
President Morsi gave a major speech ahead of protests planned for June 30. In the approximately two and a half hour address, Morsi admitted that he had made mistakes, but