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Hossam Bahgat: Journalism is not a crime

Instinct says to howl injustice at the sky but the mind says to relay the facts about Hossam Bahgat’s detention by Egyptian military intelligence, earlier today, and let the reader make up their mind. Approximately 9 hours ago, Bahgat walked … 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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Assault on Journalism Al Sisi Style

Appeared here in Daily News Egypt on July 5 Assault on journalism, Al-Sisi style Daily News Egypt  /   July 5, 2015  /   3 Comments ShareThis Facebook Tweet   Print       Email By Amr Khalifa The Al-Sisi regime, … 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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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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2014: The Sisification of Egypt

2014: The Sisification of Egypt Daily News Egypt  /   December 30, 2014  /   0 Comments ShareThis Facebook Tweet   Print       Email By Amr Khalifa If your wishes for 2014, in Egypt, included respect of human rights, … 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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