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Mai Abu Zayd
Congratulations to the Syrian writer and translator Tha’ir Deeb. What is currently happening in Syria right now was a dream of his that landed him in jail back in 1987, which led to his being tortured and having his toes hacked off. The following is how he described the change for which he has “dedicated his life and work” in an online interview: “I recognized that the need had become pressing to change the horrible existing reality. I used to wonder where this change was ...Keep Reading »
Mai Abu Zayd writes for al-Safir.
"State violence—both structural and political—has been a staple feature of Egypt’s neoliberal governance, under both Mubarak and Morsi, and now under the military-controlled government. In its complicity, the United States has contributed to the structural obstacles Egyptians face in achieving the aims of the revolution."click | email | tweet