Tag: military

It’s Right Around The Corner

You’re impatient. All you have to do is wait. Everything takes time. Give the man a chance.  This has been the chorus, and it arose within months after…

Goodbye Mohamed Mahmoud…

The battle of Mohamed Mahmoud, as it is called, was one of the most important battles of the January revolution, and for several reasons – We had failed,…

Was It a Mistake to Protest Against Morsi?

On the 30th of June, 2013, we took to the streets to protest the rule of Dr. Mohamed Morsi, a member of the so-called Muslim Brotherhood, and then…

Egypt: Bottoms, Narrative Choices, & Frogs

It seems that there are certain things people need to realize first, in order to sense the necessity of change, and, in some cases, the urgency. Let’s start…

Forget That It’s Laila…

Laila Soueif has gone on a total hunger strike. Forget that it’s Laila. A mother, whose children are unjustly imprisoned, has gone on a total hunger strike. Never…

This Is The Egypt You Have Allowed To Exist

This is the only Egypt your actions have allowed, one in which innocents are sentenced for standing up for their own rights or the rights of others. It…

Egypt’s Opposition – “Islamists”?

Why do many of us still refer to the political opposition and protesters in Egypt as “Islamist”? We use the word regularly, and initially, it made some sort…