Egyptian Revolution Archives
Egyptian Revolution

12/25/2012: Egypt president signed new constitution into law

6/30/2012: President-elect of Egypt Mohamed Morsi sworn in

6/26/2012: Egyptian court struck down a government decree granting arrest powers to Egyptian military officials

6/14/2012: Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt dissolved parliament

6/2/2012: Mubarak sentenced to life in prison

5/31/2012: Egypt’s state of emergency ended

4/12/2012: Egyptian parliament passed a bill preventing former Mubarak officials from running for president

2/20/2012: High Administrative Court ruled voting system unconstitutional

1/24/2012: Egypt’s state of emergency lifted

1/5/2012: Egyptian prosecutors announced that they would seek the death penalty for Mubarak

11/24/2011: SCAF called for an end to violence against protesters

11/18/2011: As many as 50,000 protested in Tahrir Square

9/15/2011: Egyptian criminal court sentenced three associates of Mubarak

9/13/2011: Egyptian government reinstated emergency laws

6/7/2011: Egypt officially declared the Muslim Brotherhood legal

4/17/2011: Egyptian prosecutors charged prime minister Ahmed Nazif with corruption

3/30/2011: SCAF unveiled interim constitution

3/28/2011: Egyptian prosecutor indicted three police officials on charges of murdering protesters

2/15/2011: SCAF announced amendment to constitution

2/13/2011: Egyptian military announced that it had suspended the constitution

11/28/2010: Egyptian parliamentary elections accompanied by accusations of corruption, fraud

5/11/2010: Egyptian parliament voted to extend state of emergency

8/2/2008: Egyptian judge convicted prominent human rights activist

3/26/2008: Egypt court sentenced former newspaper editor

2/27/2008: Egypt police continued Muslim Brotherhood arrests ahead of elections

9/16/2007: Egyptian government banned annual gathering of Muslim Brotherhood

5/8/2007: Administrative Court ruled presidential order invalid

3/19/2007: Egyptian Parliament passed 34 amendments to constitution

3/18/2007: Over 100 members of Egyptian parliament boycotted debate of constitutional amendments

3/14/2007: Thirty-one Egyptian women appointed as judges despite ongoing resistance

2/15/2007: Egyptian police arrested 72 members of Muslim Brotherhood

7/10/2006: Egypt parliament passed press law but removed controversial provision

6/6/2006: Prosecutors added 15 days to detention of pro-reform demonstrators

5/25/2006: 300 reformist judges staged a silent protest in front of the High Court

5/12/2006: Protests continued over two judges facing disciplinary hearings

4/30/2006: The Egyptian parliament extended the country’s emergency laws

4/18/2006: Mubarak suggested emergency laws be extended

4/16/2006: Over 100 Muslim Brotherhood members detained

1/5/2006: The National Council for Human Rights called for investigation of 11 deaths during parliamentary elections

12/1/2005: Final round of Egypt’s legislative elections began

11/26/2005: Hundreds of supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood complained of unwarranted arrests

10/16/2005: The Egyptian government ordered five members of the Muslim Brotherhood released after five months detention without charges

9/26/2005: Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif told US that his government planned to lift the state of emergency

9/9/2005: Mubarak re-elected in a landslide victory

9/7/2005: Egyptians voted in the country’s first multi-candidate presidential election

9/5/2005: The Independent Egyptian Committee for Monitoring Elections (IECME) alleged that the National Democratic Party committed violations

8/31/2005: The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) said that it did not believe presidential elections would be fair

8/27/2005: Egypt released Mahmoud Ezzat, secretary-general of the Muslim Brotherhood opposition group, from prison

6/29/2005: Egypt’s Higher Constitutional Court ruled law that would have allowed more than one person to run for president unconstitutional

5/25/2005: Activists beaten and arrested by policemen and Mubarak supporters

5/13/2005: Three thousand Egyptian judges in Cairo agreed to boycott the upcoming Egyptian national election

5/8/2005: Egypt’s parliament approved an amendment to the Egyptian Constitution, setting regulations for Egypt’s first multi-candidate presidential election

5/7/2005: Essam el-Erian, a leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, announced that he would run as a candidate against Mubarak

4/11/2005: The Egyptian Supreme Council for Human Rights confirmed Egypt’s security forces involved in torture