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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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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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الحوريه و الدخان

كان صاحبنا، منذ الطفولة، مفكر بطبيعته، عاطفي و عطّاء و حسّاس لدرجة مؤلمة. كان شيء ما بداخله يحرك مشاعر المودة في الأخرين و لكن لعنه القدر برؤية واضحة للأمور منذ السنين الأولي للمراهقة. فهم مبكراً المعني الحقيقي للمقوله الشكسبيرية الشهيرة … 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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Terror at sea: Doomyat

Terror at sea: Doomyat Originally published 15 Nov here Daily News Egypt  /   November 15, 2014  /   0 Comments ShareThis Facebook Tweet   Print       Email By Amr Khalifa The Mediterranean turned red last Wednesday. What we … Continue reading

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Egyptian Press Freedom: The Charade

“You are a fucking virus“, blasted the reader after reading my latest musings on Ansar Beit Il Maqdis, Islamic State and Egypt. Not the first journalist to be insulted and certainly not the last was the initial reaction. Colleagues and … Continue reading

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James Bond likes it Shaken. Sisi does not.

Few among us arent familiar with James Bond’s refrain, when ordering a Martini : ” shaken, not stirred’. Sisi must not like Bond. He made sure to let all Egyptains know he was not ‘Shaken’ after the horrific terrorist attack … Continue reading

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