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Hani Naim/هنيبعل.. يتسكّع في الأرجاء:هاني نعيم

February 14, 2013 by


هاني نعيم الفتاة ذات الصدريّة الزرقاء التي تعرّضت للسحل والضرب على أيدي العسكر في ميدان التحرير لسنا بحاجة إلى روايات رسميّة أو غير رسميّة لمشاهد السحل التي نشاهدها بين الحين والآخر، والتي تتسلل إلى الوعي البصري الجماعي. في اواخر عام 2011، عندما كان العسكر قابضاً على زمام السلطة في مصر، قامت مجموعة من الجنود بسحل […]

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 […]

هانيبال نعيم: اسئلة إلى حملة “استرجاع مجلس النواب

October 9, 2012 by


هل الحملة المدنيّة “Take Back parliament ” – “استرجاع مجلس النواب”، التي أطلقها عدد من الناشطين والناشطات في لبنان هي سقطة اخرى من سقطات المدنيين؟ لا أريد أن أبدو متشائماً، أو مُحبطاً للجهود التي يبذلها الناشطون والناشطات، ولا أريد أن أبدو كمن يضع العصي في الدواليب أمام أي عمل مدني يحمل نوايا حسنة تجاه المجتمع. ولكنّي في […]

Ahmed Khalifa: Photos from the Inside

August 25, 2012 by


Ahmed Khalifa, 35, is a german-egyptian political scientist and Photo-Journalist. He teaches at the University Witten-Herdecke about the Transformation in Egypt. He works also as a Researcher at the BICC, Bonn International Center for Conversion. During the uprising in Egypt, Ahmed Khalifa took thousands of photographs. Here are some of them. Mohamed Mahmoud Clashes before […]

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 […]

Zora Hesova: The Arab Spring and Central Europe

August 3, 2012 by


Not everybody in North Africa knows that the phrase “Arab Spring” is inspired by the Prague Spring of 1968. For Czech and Slovaks, the connection is obvious. It stands for liberalisation driven by citizens, from below, who demand popular sovereignty in the face of an authoritarian regime. But to what extent have the Arab states […]