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Hanibaael Naim: Face off with political Islam

November 22, 2012 by


Now political Islam is sitting on the throne of power in Tunisia and Egypt and this represents a threat to freedoms and human rights. Today it seems civilians, secularists, leftists, liberals and others are scattered and lost. They are not an organized force, but scattered groups, with incoherent rhetoric and lack of vision, and most […]

Kristin Jankowski: The revolution continues

November 21, 2012 by


Photo: Ahmed Khalifa With the loan of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Egypt is in the grip of the global financial market. Bread, freedom, social justice. Those were the demands of the Egyptians when nationwide riots started in winter 2011. But with the 4.8 billion dollar loan Egypt is hanging in gallows of secret conditions […]

Kristin Jankowski: Lonely tears at the sidewalk

November 20, 2012 by


It was the first time I have seen my friend crying. We sat on the sidewalk. He wiped his tears from the cheeks. I didn’t look at him, I kept silent. Just like him. Behind us was a young man, he had an injured leg. Perhaps broken. I do not know. He had glassy eyes. […]

هاني نعيم: في مواجهة الإسلام السياسي

November 12, 2012 by


ملامح الحقبة المقبلة بدأت تتشكّل. من الواضح أنّ الإسلام السياسي سيكون متربّعاً على عرش السلطة، إن في تونس، مصر، أو في دول اخرى. يُمكننا منذ الآن تركيب المشهد… هو ليس أفضل حالاً مما عشناه خلال الحقبة الماضية. الدينيّون في السلطة هذا لن يعني سوى تُضيّق أكثر على الحريّات، وانتهاك أكبر لحقوق الإنسان. وما يجري في […]

Sarah Naguib and Ramy Yaacoub: Abanoub Emad – Eye Witness to the Horrors of Street Clashes From Behind the Lens of a Camera

November 11, 2012 by


  A note by the authors: When we first met Abanoub, he was still in college, studying journalism. One of our first conversations with him was about his frustrations with journalism in Egypt. Today, it remains a difficult profession to break into, and while many people write, very few young journalists are given an opportunity to […]

Rimini-Protokoll – Darnell S. Summers and Dave Blalock: Stop the War Brigade

November 10, 2012 by


Wallenstein – a documentary play Actually, Ralf Kirsten had already signed his discharge papers as Police-Officer, returned his weapon, and was abominably said good-bye by his superiors. But then everything changed over night. The wall fell, the “Wende” (‘Turning’) came, and all of a sudden his superiors who had previously branded him had to greet […]

عمرو إمام:عصام عطا الفقراء يعيشون أحيانا

November 6, 2012 by


  صوره للشهيد عصام عطا     هو بالنسبة لينا كلنا إسم مواطن مصري منعرفش عنه قبل شهر 10 سنة 2011 اي حاجه ،ولا كمان هو كان يتوقع إننا نعرف عنه حاجه،عصام من فقراء هذا الوطن عصام مهمش كملايين غيره لاندري عنهم شئ ، بعد التاريخ السابق ذكره “عصام” مبقاش موجود في دنيتنا “قتلته” الداخلية […]