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The Unholy Trinity: terrorism, state terrorism and human rights

First published here March 26 2016   The Unholy Trinity: terrorism, state terrorism and human rights To understand the Egyptian Rubik’s Cube, your eyes must turn to the unholy trinity of terrorism, state terrorism, and systematic human rights abuses. Close examination … Continue reading

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Ban, block, battle: Egypt’s war with the truth

By    Amr Khalifa , originally published here More than ever, media in Egypt is in the tight grip of the regime [Anadolu] Date of publication: 4 January, 2016 Share this page: Comment: Amr Khalifa Tags: Egypt, Sisi, freedom of expression, … Continue reading

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Mahmoud Mohamed: Egypt’s birthday boy behind bars

Originally Published here To lose one’s freedom is tragic. To have a childhood locked behind bars is soul destroying. Mahmoud Mohamed’s is such a tale. Mahmoud was a typical Egyptian boy whose interests, most certainly, did not include politics when the Egyptian … Continue reading

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Fascism Incorporated: Our Fault

By Amr Khalifa Originally appeared on Daily News Egypt here When the blood of the other becomes a fathomable reality, fascism is born. I remember well standing among thousands in front of the UN, on 30 June 2013, as we … Continue reading

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الإخوان:بين الكذبة و الحقيقه

لم يصدر المفتي الحكم بالإعدام علي الرئيس المعزول محمد مرسي.  ولكن  علي المستويين السياسي و الإجتماعي، صدر الحكم عندما رفض مرسي والإخوان المسلمين فكرة الإنتخابات المبكرة في صباح ٣ يوليو ٢٠١٣ .فجاء الرد الأولي بالإنقلاب علي مرسي من قبل القوات … Continue reading

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Egypt: A divided republic

Egypt: A Divided Republic Daily News Egypt  /   March 26, 2015  /   2 Comments Old neighbours who once enjoyed daily cups of tea are turning on one another, some Christians are being accused of being Muslim Brotherhood sympathisers … Continue reading

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The Mufti, Hebdo and Mohamed

“Since when is bigotry reconciled with first ammendemant rights?” a question posed by a long time friend. It is not a rhetroical question. By this time tomorow, Charlie Hebdo will publish yet another cover with the Prophet Mohamed’s (PBUH) visage. … Continue reading

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