Egypt is currently witnessing one of the bloodiest weeks since the pro-democracy Egyptian Revolution began two years ago, with the death toll from the Egyptian security forces’ bloody crackdown on supporters of the deposed president Mohammed Morsi soaring beyond 500 across various cities of the nation. The violence has spread from Cairo to Alexandria, Aswan, Assiut, Fayoum, Suez and other cities throughout the country. According to the Health Ministry of Egypt, more than 3,700 people, including police forces and civilians, have been seriously injured after the Egyptian security forces stormed two camps created by the supporters of ousted President Mohammed Mursi in Cairo last month.
No political solution on the horizon
Will the mass killings and growing tally of dead bring the Muslim Brotherhood, secularists, and Egyptian military to the negotiating table to form a compromise?Majid Rafizadeh