This is a monthly archive of pieces written by Jadaliyya contributors and editors on Egypt. It also includes material published on other platforms that editors deemed pertinent to post as they provide diverse depictions of Egypt-related topics. The pieces reflect the level of critical analysis and diversity that Jadaliyya strives for, but the views are solely the ones of their authors. If you are interested in contributing to Jadaliyya, send us your post with your bio and a release form to email@example.com [click “Submissions” on the main page for more information].
Khalil Bendib’s caricature commenting on the release of Hosni Mubarak.
بورسعيد: ليلة وصباحيّة
Mohamed Kalfat talks about Simsimiyya music, the local music of the Suez cities.
In This Sublime Struggle of Ours: After Egypt, on Turkey and Terror
Ayça Cubukçu compares Erdogan’s “war on terror” tactics to that of Egypt’s Al-Sisi.
بيان الإشتراكيين الثوريين: يسقط حكم العسكر. لا لعودة الفلول. لا لعودة الإخوان
A statement by the Revolutionary Socialists outlining the movement’s stance on the events since 30 June.
Coming Full Circle? An Interview with Egyptian Journalist Ahmad Shokr
Ahmad Shokr analysis the current situation in Egypt.
استقطاب الخطاب وانتصار الليبرالية في مصر
An Arabic translation of Bassam Haddad’s piece on the failure of some media and analysts to provide more than a superficial analysis of Egypt.
Fact Sheet on Mubarak Trial and Legal Status
EIPR explains the circumstances around Hosni Mubarak’s release and his pending court cases.
From Revolution to War on Terror: Reflections on Post-3 July Egypt
Ziad Abu-Rish is criticizing public figures in Egypt who fail to condemn the excessive use of violence and hence strengthen the security forces’ position.
New Texts Out Now: Adel Iskandar, Egypt in Flux: Essays on an Unfinished Revolution
Jadaliyya’s interview with Adel Iskandar on his new book about the Egyptian Revolution.
Report on Egyptian Security Forces`s Use of Excessive Lethal Force
Human Rights Watch criticizes the use of force by the security apparatus to disperse Rabe‘a sit-in and calls for those responsible to be held accountable.
Greek Translation of Jadaliyya`s `Sexual Violence in Egypt: Myths and Realities`
A Greakk translation of Mariam Kirillos’ article on the realities of sexual violence in Egypt and the response of women and the civil society.
Greek Translation of Jadaliyya`s `To Willingly Enter the Circles, the Square`
A Greek translation of Wiam El-Tamimi’s piece on combating sexual violence on Tahrir Square.
Beyond The Voice of Battle
Jack Shenker says that the voice of oppressed communities which resounded after the revolution is muffled in the post-30 June reality.
Discourse Polarization and the Liberal Triumph in Egypt
Bassam Haddad criticizes the superficiality and incorrectness of the analysis of some media and commentators about the current situation in Egypt.
Everything Was Possible
Omar Robert Hamilton shares his reflections of hope and despair on the past two and a half years since the beginning of the Egyptian revolution.
From Citizen To Problem: The New Coptic Tokenism
Paul Sedra comments on the sudden acknowledgement by the Egyptian state of sectarianism in Egypt.
Excluding the Exclusionary: Does the Muslim Brotherhood Have A Say in Its Future?
Michael Gasper and Mohamed Yousry argue that in order for the Muslim Brotherhood to rejoin Egyptian politics, they have to reform.
Sectarian Violence Sweeps Over Egypt
Rayna Stamboliyska summarizes the attacks on Christians, churches and schools across the country.
The Revenge of the Police State
Wael Eskandar argues that the biggest threat facing Egypt is the return of the police state.
Lina Attalah on Media in Egypt
An interview with editor-in-chief of Mada Masr, Lina Attalah.
تمارين لمكافحة فقدان الذاكرة الإرادي أثناء التزام الكنبة
Amr Magdi says he trusts any solution that Mohamed ElBaradei proposes, but does not trust the army.
Press Release: Non-Peaceful Assembly Does Not Justify Collective Punishment
Nine rights organizations say that despite the evidence of criminal acts and weapons possession in the sit-ins, the security forces does not have the right to use force against all protesters.
Massacre in Cairo: Sharif Abdel Kouddous, Lina Attalah, and Chris Toensing on Democracy Now!
Sharif Abdel Kouddous, Lina Attalah, and Chris Toensing commenting on the current events in Egypt.
Statement from the Egyptian Revolutionary Socialists on the Massacre in Cairo
The English translation of the Revolutionary Socialists’ statement on the sit-ins clearing.
عودة المومياء ... The Mummy Returns
Nidal El Khairy’s caricature-commentary on the current events in Egypt.
الوطن على شفا هاوية
Fahmi Huweidi criticizes those supporting the violent clearing of the pro-Morsi sit-ins.
بيان الإشتراكيين الثوريين حول أحداث مصر الأخيرة
The Revolutionary Socialists condemn the massacres during the clearing of Rabe‘a and Al-Nahda sit-ins.
The Brotherhood After 30 June: An Interview with the FJP’s Abdel Mawgoud al-Dardery
‘Abd Al-Mawgoud Al-Dardery says that the reason for the current political confrontation is the deep state.
Ellis Goldberg explores the suspended Egyptian constitution to discuss the army’s constitutional presence and how that reflected its perceived role in the state and its action following 30 June.
A translated excerpt from Hamdy El-Gazzar’s book The Epic of Our Revolution.
Slice of Family News
A translated short story by Ibrahim Aslan.
Revolution Bookshelf: Blacklist
A review of Ahmed Sabry Abul-Futuh’s novel Agendat Sayyid al-Ahl.
إشكاليات الحقيقة والضمير فيما يخص اعتصامات ومظاهرات الشرعية
Sara Khorshid says that in continuing the sit-ins the Muslim Brothers do not pursue democratic goals, but their own interests.
Agyptens Militar im `Krieg gegen Terrorismus`
The German translation of Jadaliyya editorial team’s article condemning the army’s actions against the Muslim Brotherhood.
Alianzas militares-empresariales en Egipto antes y despues del 30 de junio: entrevista con Wael Gamal
The Spanish translation of Bassam Haddad’s interview with Egyptian journalist Wael Gamal.
Amnesty International: Evidence Points to Torture By Morsi Supporters
Bodies bearing signs of torture found near pro-Morsi sit-ins and witness testimonies point to use of torture by pro-Morsi protesters.
نموت ويحيا الوطن
Brahim el Guabli explores the meaning of the word “homeland.”
Peace Keeping in Demonstrations and Public Disorder Situations
EIPR discusses a set of rules accepted internationally to guide policing of public demonstrations.
Keywords: Revolution/Coup d’état
Angela Giordani argues that understanding the current revolution-coup debate means identifying the different conversations that are currently happening on the topic.