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Egyptian policemen Awad Suleiman (C-R) and Mahmoud Salah (C-L) in the dock during their retrial for the manslaughter and torture of Khaled Said, Alexandria on March 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Amira Mortada, El Shorouk Newspaper)
On Monday, March 3, the family and friends of Khaled Said won a small victory when ten-year jail sentences were handed down to the two policemen who killed the young man, whose death inspired Egypt’s January 25 revolution. Khaled Said, a 28-year-old blogger, was...
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An Egyptian man living in Oman casts his vote on a divisive draft constitution in Egypt at the Egyptian embassy in the Gulf sultanate’s capital on January 8, 2014. (AFP PHOTO/MOHAMMED MAHJOUB)
On Tuesday and Wednesday, Egyptians will be voting on a new constitution for the second time in as many years. Amr Moussa, former secretary-general of the Arab League and chairman of the 50-member constitution-drafting committee, wrote in the New York Times last week...
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Opponents of Egypt’s ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi flock around soldiers atop armored personnel carriers at Maspero on Friday, July 5, 2013. Source: AP Photo/Hussein Talal
On February 11, 2011, moments after the resignation of Hosni Mubarak was announced, a friend and I climbed on top of a tank stationed to the east of Tahrir Square. We were euphoric after hearing the news we thought impossible during those tumultuous eighteen days that...
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In this undated image made from video released by the producers of “Awel el Kheit,” or “the Thread,” which aired in May 2013 on the private TV station ONTV, Waleed Hammad walks in a busy shopping district in Cairo, Egypt, dressed as a woman, as a hidden camera crew films him for an investigative story on sexual harassment. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Awel el Kheit)
Actor Waleed Hammad dressed up as a woman and walked Egypt’s streets for an investigative television report into what it feels like to be sexually harassed. The program aired earlier this month, and perhaps best exemplifies one of the major achievements of the January...