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Zina El Nahel: The Faded Dream

February 12, 2013 by

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Photo; David Degner Two years ago 11/2/2011 was the day we all touched a dream. I remember going out the day after like all Egyptians did with a bucket of paint and a brush with a broom cleaning and decorating the streets. As if we were trying to color our dreams and clean the past, […]

Zina El Nahel: The city of lies

February 5, 2013 by

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Photo: Ahmed Khalifa How similar is today to yesterday and how many lies should we bear in order for them to understand that lying is the main cause of the downfall of any dictator. “Mohamed El-Gendy, who was arrested at a protest in Tahrir Square on 27 January, dies on Monday from severe brain injuries […]

Heike Hänsel: Ägypten braucht jetzt demokratische Reformen

January 28, 2013 by

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Photo: Ahmed Khalifa „Die Eskalation der Gewalt zwei Jahre nach Revolutionsbeginn in Ägypten schockiert und zeigt, dass die Ziele soziale Gerechtigkeit und Demokratie, für die Millionen Ägypterinnen und Ägypter auf die Straße gegangen sind, bisher nicht eingelöst worden sind“, so Heike Hänsel, entwicklungspolitische Sprecherin der Fraktion DIE LINKE, zu den gewalttätigen Ausschreitungen in Ägypten mit […]

Ahmed Khalifa: Egypt 2013 – Street Clashes instead of Anniversary

January 28, 2013 by

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  Ahmed Khalifa, 35, is an Egyptian-German political scientist and photo-journalist. He teaches at the University Witten-Herdecke about the transformation in Egypt. He also works as a researcher at the BICC, Bonn International Center for Conversion. Since four days, riots and street clashes have erupted in Cairo, Alexandria, Port Said and Suez and in other […]

Zina El Nahel: The grey hair revolution !

December 18, 2012 by

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Whenever I open the TV I see Hamdin,Baradei,Abo el Fottuh,Amr Moussa and the rest of the white or grey hair politicians talking in the name of the revolutionaries.Then I turn to another channel I find Khairat el Shater ,Morsi ,Badie and the rest of the MB gang also talking in the name of the revolution.I […]

Kristin Jankowski: The revolution continues

November 21, 2012 by

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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 […]

بلند حمزة: لماذا الحوار

November 5, 2012 by

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Photo: Lens Young Dimashqi عندما بدأ الحَراك الثوري في سوريا ، بدأت الأصوات المطالبة بالابتعاد عن الحوار مع النظام – برأيي أن هذه الأصوات بدأت مع بدء التعامل القمعي مع المتظاهرين السلميين – و وصلَ الأمرُ إلى تخوين من يجلس على طاولة الحوار أو يفكرُ بالأمر ، و إلى الآن لا تزالُ هذه الفكرة قائمة […]