Egypt has lost its way
- Yacov Ben Efrat יעקב בן-אפרת يعقوب بن افرات
The Egyptian revolution of 2011 was a rare opportunity to drive the country towards the future by creating a democratic regime which would enable Egyptians to develop a political awareness. The Muslim Brotherhood is incapable of turning Egypt into ...
How Egypt's 'revolution' betrayed itself
- Ramzy Baroud رمزي بارود
"The revolution is dead. Long live the revolution," wrote Eric Walberg, a Middle East political expert and author, shortly after the Egyptian military overthrew the country's democratically elected President Mohammed Morsi on July 3. But ...
Tahrir to Taksim: West interferes
- Ramzy Baroud رمزي بارود
The distance between Cairo's Tahrir Square and Istanbul's Taksim Square is impossibly long. There can be no roadmap sufficient to use the popular experience of the first in order to explicate the circumstances that lead to the other.
Many have tried ...
Egypt: Mastering the art of revolution
- Rasha Sadek رشا صادق
Protests have continued at various flashpoints over the two years since the 25 January Revolution, suggesting that not enough has yet changed in Egypt, writes Rasha Sadek
TAHRIR: Cairo’s Tahrir Square has been the iconic home of the revolution ...
Egypt: The revolution, back in black
- Mark LeVine
The black bloc must provide Egyptians with a positive vision if they want their struggle to succeed.
The last time kids in black caused this much trouble in Egypt, it was Satan's fault. Well, at least that's what the Muslim Brotherhood and the Mubarak ...
Walled in: SCAF's concrete barricades in Cairo
- Ahram Online
Recurrent street battles between police and protesters have led the interior ministry to literally wall itself in; Ahram Online maps the growth of these concrete curtains and the transformation of Cairo into a city of walls
Several walls have been ...
Egypt-To the revolutionaries of Tahrir Square, to those who are in the headlines: letter from prison
- Wael Aly (Abouleil) وائل علي ابو الليل
We publish a new letter from prison by Wael Aly, political prisoner in Egypt, who will appear before court on December 26th in Cairo. Sign the petition
To all those who chanted the slogan "Freedom, Dignity, Justice" on ...
Hey Square (Tahrir Square)!
- Aida El Ayoubi عايدة الايوبي - CairoKee كايروكي
Hey. Hey Square.
Where have you been all this time?
With you we sang. And with you we labored.
We fought our fears. And we prayed.
All as one hand. Day and night.
And with you nothing is impossible.
The voice of freedom brings us together. ...
Egypt: awaiting the next Pharaoh
- Ayman El Kayman
"We will not allow any individual or any party to put pressure on the armed forces.": This historic sentence was pronounced Sunday by Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi Soliman, Grand Mamamouchi, * who, on February 11, "temporarily" ...
Egypt : release and roadmap for an exit from the crisis
- Forces révolutionnaires d’Égypte Fuerzas revolucionarias de Egipto Egypt's Revolutionary Forces Forças Revolucionárias do Egito قوى الثورة المصرية
We, the larger part of the Egyptian revolutionary popular masses, sovereign on our territory and destiny and source of every power in this country, rights which we have recovered by making the popular and peaceful revolution of the ...