Where is the Egyptian revolution headed?

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Egypt has been experiencing unrelenting violence since July 3, when the army ousted Morsi’s government, suspended the constitution and dissolved the parliament. It also appointed the head of the Supreme Constitutional Court, Adly Mahmoud Mansour, as the new interim president.

The government of Mansour has launched a bloody crackdown on Morsi supporters and arrested more than 2,000 Muslim Brotherhood members.

About 1,000 people were killed in a week of violence between Morsi supporters and security forces after police dispersed their protest camps in a deadly operation in mid-August.

The massacre sparked international condemnation and prompted world bodies to call for an independent investigation into the violence.

Army officials had said Morsi, who took office in June 2012, was being held "preventively" by the military.

However, Morsi said on November 13 in a letter that he was kidnapped by the Republican Guard before the military formally removed him on July 3.

He also declared himself as Egypt’s legitimate leader, describing his overthrow as a military coup and a crime.

In this edition of the show we ask: Is the Egyptian revolution against dictatorship taking its final breaths or is the country still moving towards democracy?

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