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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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Hebdo and Islam: Extreme dichotomies

Original article here Hebdo and Islam: Extreme dichotomies Daily News Egypt  /   January 9, 2015  /   0 Comments While most onlookers, in the international scene, stand horrfied by the appearance of a jihadist fog bank in a European … Continue reading

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Sisi’s new gun: Homophobia

Egypt is one of the most homophobic countries in the world. Egyptians are fond of ascribing to themselves a difficult to quantify trait: religiousity. For many years, one regime after another, has employed the diversionary tactic of raids on Egypt’s … Continue reading

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Egypt Cries Today

There is much that is wrong with Egypt . Many people simply look at her and say I love you but can not fix what ails you or I simply dont know how. There are rare souls who give everything … Continue reading

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A Stranger In The Motherland

A stranger in the motherland Daily News Egypt  /   August 13, 2014  /   No Comments ShareThis Facebook Tweet   Print       Email By Amr Khalifa (Published here ) The Cairo sun beat down mercilessly upon landing at the airport; … Continue reading

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A Tale of Blood: Rabaa to Gaza

Late last night, in Gaza, gunships made those menacing sounds again: more rockets landed on the strip. This invasion will end sooner than later but the scars that the inhumane death toll, nearly 2000, will leave behind will not. It … Continue reading

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Premeditated Murder at Rabaa

I can hear the bullets. The screams pierce my ear drums. The cries will haunt my nightmares tonight. The Human Rights Watch report outlining the systematic murder of Egyptians at Rabaa outlines the biggest national shame in modern Egyptian history-nothing … Continue reading

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