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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 […]

Kristin Jankowski: Basem Fathy says: “Fayza Abou El Naga should be in front of the court”

September 12, 2012 by


At the 17th of December 2011 egyptian security forces have raided  17 Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). They were accused by military rulers of destabilising the security in the country by fomenting protests with the help of funding from abroad. The case is not closed yet. In an interview with Kristin Jankowski the political activist Basem Fathy […]

Ed Giles: The Crush – Covering Egypt’s Presidential Elections

August 27, 2012 by


Photo: Ed Giles Ed Giles, Photojournalist/Videographer from Australia, based in Cairo remembers the days of the presidential elections in Egypt. 15 months after dictator Hosni Mubarak was pushed out of Egypt’s presidency by countrywide street protests, Egyptians prepared to choose their next leader. Thirteen candidates presented themselves to Egyptians as country’s best new leader, one […]

Zora Hesova: Transferring transformation experience

July 2, 2012 by

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As three North African countries enter upon paths of political change, Europe look for ways to lend support to democratisation processes in the South. This summer the European Union formulated strategies intended to support the democratisation processes through civil society capacity building, increased student and expert mobility and market openings. In addition to those general […]