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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…

هل أخطأنا يوم 30 يونيو؟

خرجنا يوم 30 ضد الرئيس الأسبق محمد مرسي. نزلنا ضده وضد من يسمون أنفسهم بالإخوان المسلمين. نزلنا وتعددت أسبابنا كما تعددنا نحن. بعضنا مع الثورة وضد الإخوان، بعضنا…

Egypt: Waiting for Sunset

How long must we endure? It is difficult to take events in Egypt seriously right now. It has become normal to see legal and judicial travesties on a…

Le Morte d’Egypte

Excuse the title. I like the Camelot myths. I’ve never read the original Malory though and wasn’t quite so interested in it when I was a child. The…

Egypt’s Growing Catalog of Absurdities

As an Egyptian in Egypt these days, you get used to absurdity, it starts when you wake up and look at the news, and then frustrates you during…

Imagine…

Imagine that your country was run by a corporation. Now imagine this corporation has managed to take over at least a third of the country’s assets. Imagine if…

The Alternatives You Ignored

A few points need to be made here. First of all, I find it at least a bit strange when people refer to me as part of a ‘you’ that they…

The Hamdeen Argument

The summer of 2011 must’ve been an incredible time for Hamdeen Sabbahi. He was one of the darlings of the revolution, known as a left-leaning Nasserist (whatever that…

Egypt : Injustice & Dissolution

There is one thing clearly at the root of Egypt’s current dissolution as a ‘state’, and it is the absolute absence of justice. The police force, at best, is…