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The New York Times says Jadaliyya "Brings New Life to Arab Studies." Read about it by clicking here.
Kazeboon revisits Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi's Egypt two years after the 3 July military coup. The video below serves as a collage of footage highlighting what sort of state Egypt has become under Sisi. Archival footage traces Sisi's rise to power and his broken promises, including his pledge not to run for the office of the president. The video brings to focus how Egypt under Sisi has faced increased press censorship, repression, and politicization of the judiciary. Torture ...Keep Reading »
The following video was released by Askar Kazeboon (“military liars”) campaign in commemoration of the forty-day anniversary of the Port Said massacre and the events that followed it. At least seventy-four individuals died in the clashes that ensued in Port Said stadium on 1 February 2012, and at least fifteen were killed in related country-wide protests between 2 and 6 February 2012. To date, no one was held responsible for these deaths. The video includes footage of ...Keep Reading »
Askar Kazeboon ("military liars") is a grassroots campaign to expose military abuses in Egypt.
"The women express a desire to participate in warfare, and are frustrated when they are forced to remain in the safe houses with the children while the men conduct battle. In 1948, they gain the “right” to guard the kibbutz with hunting rifles. The film concludes with photographs of these women wielding their guns, implying that they gave up their own liberation for the sake of the national struggle and the settler colonial project."click | email | tweet