The Mechanics Behind The Egyptian Revolution

By Hossam el-Hamalawi, ROAR Magazine. -

The Egyptian revolution, which flared from early 2011 to mid-2013, is usually presented in the media (and some academic circles) as a “Facebook Revolution” or at least as one gigantic event that [...]

Egypt Reopens Rafah Crossing Indefinitely

By Middle East Monitor. -

Egypt today opened the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip until further notice, Egyptian and Palestinian sources said, a move described as an incentive for reconciliation between the main [...]

On Contact: Censorship And Criminalizing Love

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to author Naomi Wolf about the bitter legacy of the British and Western colonialism of rampant homophobia, so virulent that people to this day are [...]

Protests Break Out Across Egypt Demanding El-Sisi’s Resignation

By Staff, -

Protests have broken out in parts of Egypt with demonstrators calling for the departure of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi amid a high security alert. Following Friday prayers in the Warraq area [...]

Wave Of Arrests Of Journalists, Website Blocking In Egypt

By Staff, -

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the latest attempts by the Egyptian authorities to gag the media, in which at least six journalists have been detained in a week-old wave of [...]

Egypt’s Arab Spring Isn’t Over

By Greg Wilpert, -

Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Greg Wilpert in Baltimore. Over the weekend, in the middle of the night, thousands of Egyptians took to the streets in Tahrir Square, Cairo and were soon [...]

Trump Meets Egypt’s Sisi, Human RIghts Violations Continue

By Staff, -

By Staff of Reprieve and The Hill - This is the state of human rights in Egypt under President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who meet President Trump at the White House on April 3, 2017. Weeks after [...]

Food Protests Erupt In Egypt As Bread Supplies Cut

By Neil Ketchley and Thoraya El-Rayyes, -

By Neil Ketchley and Thoraya El-Rayyes for MERIP - On March 6, 2017, hundreds of local residents took to the streets of towns and cities in Upper Egypt and the Nile Delta after the Ministry of [...]

Egyptian Authorities Ban Social Media Satire Pages

By Sayed Elhadidi, -

By Sayed Elhadidi for Al Monitor - After the Egyptian officials clamped down on satirical programs in Egypt, notably "Al-Bernameg," which had been hosted by media presenter Bassem Youssef, [...]

Global Labor Movement Called On To Support Shipyard Workers

By Staff, -

By Staff of Egypt Solidarity - Leading Egyptian trade unionists have launched an open letter calling on the global labour movement to mobilise solidarity for the Alexandria Shipyard workers, as [...]

Three Years After Coup, Lessons Still Unlearned From Egypt’s Tragedy

By Abdullah Al-Arian, -

By Abdullah Al-Arian for MEE - Had it been allowed to continue, last Thursday would have seen Mohamed Morsi’s four-year term as president of a post-authoritarian Egypt draw to a close. Instead, [...]

Egypt: Hard Times Stoke Labour Unrest, Showdown Lies Ahead

By Staff, -

By Staff of The New Arab - Labour activist Kamal al-Fayoumi has lost none of his swagger since being fired from the sprawling Egyptian textile plant where he worked for three decades and was [...]

Cairo Marks World Press Freedom Day With Raid On Journalists’ Syndicate

By Ayah Aman, -

By Ayah Aman for AL-Monitor - CAIRO — On May 1, just two days before World Press Freedom day, Egyptian police raided the Press Syndicate in Cairo and randomly detained a number of journalists as [...]

Families Of Imprisoned Journalists Begin Open Ended Sit-In

By Staff, -

By Staff of Daily News Egypt - Families of imprisoned journalists began an open ended sit-in at the Press Syndicate headquarters on Sunday, according to an announcement on the Facebook page [...]

Egypt: The Bloody Hands Of A Weak Regime

By Peter Cork, -

By Peter Cork for In Defense of Marxism - It is no coincidence that Regeni disappeared on the evening of January 25th, the fifth anniversary of the 2011 Egyptian revolution. An official of the [...]