Author(s): Michele Dunne
Original Link: https://carnegieendowment.org/2020/02/26/mubarak-s-death-renews-debates-about-his-rule-and-sisi-s-pub-81157
Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak’s death on February 25, at age ninety-one, provoked diverse reflections from Egyptians on the legacy of his thirty years in power as well as comparisons with President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. While few Egyptians have forgotten the repression, stagnation, and corruption that characterized much of the Mubarak era—ending with his removal in a 2011 uprising—a recent trend of nostalgia has arisen as many feel they are even worse off under Sisi.
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