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Kristin Jankowski: It is the energy

August 17, 2012 by


Amr Waked and Salah al Hanafy in “Winter of Discontent” Photo: ZAD Communication and Production I jumped in the taxi, the Air Condition was too cold. And it was too smoky in the car. “Where do you want to go?” asked me the driver. He looked in the mirror, smiled at me. “Dokki” I said, […]

David Degner: Remembering the egyptian uprising

August 14, 2012 by


I started photographing a small protest on January 25th that grew into something larger than I ever imagined. This is a quick edit of images showing a different side of the protest than you may have seen.     I’m a photojournalist in Cairo, Egypt, seeking out interesting stories and ideas. I studied photojournalism and […]

Nelly Ali: Egypt and the Racial Distribution of Labour

August 13, 2012 by


You don’t need to be the sharpest tool in the box to realise how racist Egypt is, or how little the discourse of rights relating to race is embraced. I have not previously written about this because it is one of the very few things that make me ashamed to be a human being. Racism: […]

Marie-Jeanne Berger: Meeting Amal Sharaf, 6th of April Movement

August 12, 2012 by


Photo: David Degner In the face of camel battles, gunfire, arrests and torture, Amal Sharaf and her comrades in the 6th of April Youth Movement were at the forefront of protests that led to millions of Egyptians to take to the streets to oust President Mubarak from his 30-year dictatorship. One year later, she talks […]

Lillie Paquette: “We are Egypt!”

August 11, 2012 by


  Months before the momentous uprising in Egypt many talked of a revolution – but no one knew when that day would come. Going beyond the headlines, this story – filmed in the fourteen months leading up to the Revolution – highlights the years of mounting resentment against the ruling regime. Filmmaker Lillie Paquette follows […]

Zum Geleit – Das Libanon-Netzwerk auf Arab Spring Collective (ASC)

August 10, 2012 by


Der Libanon ist zweifelsohne eines der interessantesten Länder in der MENA[1]-Region. Mit 18 anerkannten Religionsgemeinschaften stellt er eines der vielfältigsten und vielschichtigsten Länder der Region dar.Die Libanesen, auf ihre Bevölkerungszahl bezogen, sind mit Abstand auch die größte arabische Diaspora, mit geschätzten über 15 Millionen Auslandslibanesen. Das sind in etwa vier Mal mehr als im Libanon […]

احمد عبدربه: اللحم متنتور فى رملة سينا… والكدب بيحججز على إيدينا

August 7, 2012 by


ايه الى حصل لجنود مصر فى رفح ومين الى عمل فيهم كده وليه ؟ ولا حد عارف ولا حد يملك حقيقية الأحداث التى وقعت فى مدينة رفح المصرية وراح ضحيتها أكتر من 15 جندى مصرى والتى لم يعلن التليفزيون الرسمى للدولة الحداد عليهم ولم يعلن أيضا أى مسؤول مصرى تفاصيل الحادث وماهى التحركات التى قام […]