9 Jul 2013
Deadly violence is continuing in Egypt after the military ouster of President Mohamed Morsi. On Monday July 8, at least 42 people were killed at the military site where Morsi is being detained. Meanwhile Mohamed ElBaradei, a Nobel peace laureate and former head of the UN's nuclear watchdog, the IAEA, was tapped for the post of prime minister, but the decision to install him as PM was vetoed by an Islamist group participating in Egypt’s political process. However, Tamarod, the campaign that collected millions of signed petitions against Morsi and called for the June 30th protests, has said it would stand behind the choice of Baradei and would not accept any other person.
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Editor’s Note: You might also be interested in "What Led to Morsi’s Fall—and What Comes Next?" by Sharif Abdel Kouddous, published in the Nation Magazine.
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