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هل تصح مقارنة قانون التظاهر المصري بقوانين الغرب؟
Abdelghany Alsayed focuses on the nuances and cautionary measures that need to be considered when comparing the newly approved protest law in Egypt with Western protest laws.
Another Promise To Be Fulfilled
Omar Robert Hamilton reflects on the final hours of the life and death of Bassem Mohsen.
Chris Stone and Elliott Colla focus on the late poet`s work.
Sheikh Imam Remembers Negm
Sheikh Imam Isa remembers the late poet Ahmed Fouad Negm.
Solidarity Statement in Response to the Raid and Arrests Against the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights
Jadaliyya`s Reports Page publishes statement released by a group of organizations in response to the security forces` raid on the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights.
Brain Damage: An Exhibition by Kalb Balady
Medrar TV focuses on "Brain Damage" exhibition "respond[ing] to the issue of poor education and its impact on the public." (VIDEO)
Remembering Ali Shaath
Maysara Abdulhaq, Lina Attalah, and Sherene Seikaly write an obituary on Ali Shaath.
سلام على علي شعث
Arabic translation of "Remembering Ali Shaath."
أحمد فؤاد نجم
Nidal El Khairy keeps the memory of the late poet Ahmed Fouad Najm alive in this portrait.
Outlawing The January 25 Revolution (VIDEO)
Mosireen publishes new video on police violence against protesters denouncing several controversial articles to be included in the constitutional referendum in January 2014.
العدد السادس من مجلة بدايات
Jadaliyya`s Reports Page announces the sixth volume of Bidayat (Beginnings) magazine.
Devastation Is Upon Us
Omar Robert Hamilton argues Egypt is at a crossroads; one is clear, while the other is not.
Conference: Contested Space and Urban Identities in Beirut, Cairo, and Tehran (Beirut, 12-14 December 2013)
Date and details on conference.
هل تحتاج الثورة إلى قانون للتظاهر؟
George Giacaman writes that change in Egypt must at least take place on a political and/or socio-economic level, in order to categorize it as a revolutionary change, and that did not occur in Egypt yet.
Sonbol in Sinai: A Narrative of Territorialization
Ahmed Hosni writes, the “[Egyptian] government habitually turned a blind eye to the illicit economy [in Sinai], as long as it did not take place in, or affect, the touristic areas.”
Violence Against Copts in Egypt
Jason Brownlee argues, “Egypt’s outdated laws and authoritarian institutions have made Copts a target of social conflict.”
Statement by Comrades from Cairo: We Don`t Need Permission to Protest
Jadaliyya`s Reports Page publishes a statement released by Comrades from Cairo in response to recently approved protest law.