[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Egypt and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Egypt Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week`s roundup to email@example.com by Sunday night of every week.]
Waiting for God’s Victory
Mohamed Salama Adam’s analysis focuses on the future of the Muslim Brotherhood by exploring its relations with the state and society.
Bubble Wrapped Flats
Rasheed Hammouda argues that the increase in profits in the housing market in Europe is pushing for greater Middle Eastern entanglement in western economies.
The Brotherhood and Britain: The ‘Terrorists or Us’ Theory
Nervava Mahomud explores five flawed assumptions about the Muslim Brotherhood.
The Limits of Muslim Liberalism
Zaheer Kazmi analyzes the limitations of “liberal Islam” and advocates such as Tariq Ramadan.
A Sad Story of Freedom of Expression: How Do You Sing in Egypt?
Ahmed Naje illustrates the diabolical practices of the censorship apparatuses in Egypt.
April 6 Movement Another Victim of Egypt Crackdown
Tom Rollins says, “Three leading activists from the April 6 Youth Movement, including founder Ahmed Maher, remain behind bars as Egypt`s crackdown widens to include secular activists.”
Will UK List Muslim Brotherhood as Terror Group?
H. A. Hellyer argues, “Britain’s announced inquiry into the Muslim Brotherhood’s activities might be an attempt to appease its Gulf allies without offering any tangible changes.”
In the Courtroom: Plenty of Drama and Little Else
Heba Afify says, “Watching the court proceedings unfold is quite amusing. Yet, the harsh sentences recently given to Muslim Brotherhood members, liberal activists and non-politicized citizens alike have made it clear that these court cases are no joke.”
From Cairo to Suez, Egypt Workers Defy Government with Labor Strikes
Erin Cunningham focuses on the role workers’ play in instigating revolutionary movement in Egypt.
Whither Egypt’s Miligarchy?
Mohamed Selim argues that lack of transparency in the structural practices of the Military Establishment “breeds corruption.”
Overview of Financial Aid Packages to Egypt
Sara Aggour summarizes financial aid Egypt has received from Gulf and European states, and international organizations since Morsi’s ouster.
Running for Sexism
Sara Abou Bakr reacts to the exclusion of women from a five-k run in Cairo.
Maadi Demolition Campaign Turns Fatal
Ali Abdel Mohsen reports on residents’ reaction to the demolition project of their neighborhood in Dar al-Salam.
Anti-MB Group Dominates Engineers Syndicate Elections
Jano Charbel writes on election results of Engineers syndicate.
Pope Tawadros II and the Negligence of Human Rights
Ramy Yaacoub and Basil El-Dabh analyze Pope Tawadros II latest remarks on the state’s “war on terror,” his advocacy for a yes-vote on the constitutional referendum, and his disregard to human rights.
Absent and Malign: The State’s Roles in Sectarian Division
Jay Roddy argues that the state’s archaic laws and its negligence to religious minorities are feeding into sectarianism in Egypt.
Sectarianism in Egypt: A Constant Threat
Mai El-Sadany argues the state’s superficial reconciliatory sessions to resolve the sectarian problem in Egypt do not address the core problem of sectarianism nor does it aim to resolve it.
What Vision for the Future will El-Sisi Bring?
Dina Ezzat says, “Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi will officially become a presidential candidate this week, but speculation is already high regarding who will be among his presidential staff and what his policies will be.”
The Anniversary of Tension: Blog
Sarah Carr writes on the sixth anniversary of April 6 Movement, in which “they call for a day of nationwide civil disobedience to coincide with a labor strike in the Delta town of Mahalla.”
Hani Atalla writes on state’s practices that obstruct a true transition to democracy in Egypt.
Economy in a Week: Gulf Aid Keeping Egypt Afloat
Isabel Esterman writes on the impact of Gulf states’ aid to Egypt.
صافرات الحزن اليومى
Fahmy Huwaidy sheds light on the torture activists and students face in detention centers in Egypt.
العودة لنقابية النقابات
Amr Khafaga analyzes the reasons behind the lack of efficiency of Engineers Syndicate.
تمييز ضد الفقراء، ودعم لمن لا يستحق، بحث تحليلي للمبادرة المصرية في شروط الإسكان الاجتماعي بالقانون الجديد
Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) releases the first part of a study focusing on systematic discrimination against the poor in obtaining housing units based on the newly approved housing law.
متى نصر الله؟
Mohamed Salama Adam’s analysis focuses on the future of the Muslim Brotherhood, by exploring its relations with the state and society.
أحداث أسوان والتكامل الوطنى
Ibrahim Awad argues that the state should focus on less developed areas in Egypt to reinforce sociopolitical inclusion of residents living in such areas.
على الحكومة المصرية ضمان حقوق المواطنين في مساكن ملائمة قبل هدم مساكنهم الحالية، منظمات حقوقية تدين عمليات إزالة المساكن وإخلاء المواطنين قسرًا في "الدويقة"
Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) condemns the authorities’ forceful evacuations of residents in al-Duwaiqa without offering alternatives.
مبارك وليس الإخوان هو المسئول عن كارثة أسوان
Emad al-Din Hussain argues that economic and educational policies implemented during Mubarak’s era are to blame for the crisis in Aswan.
الأزمات الاقتصادية قد تضعف شعبية السيسي والمساعدات الخليجية المالية ستكون الحل الأقوى
Aya Aman writes on the economic crisis in Egypt, which is considered the most challenging aspect that al-Sisi will face.
"المونيتور" يستعرض تقرير الخبراء حول مخاطر سدّ النهضة الإثيوبي على مصر والسودان
Aya Aman summarizes a report conducted by an international organization in which it represents the sociological, and environmental implications of building the Renaissance Dam.
معاناة أهالي سيناء خارج التغطية الإعلاميّة.. لدواعٍ أمنيّة
Anas Hamid writes on the Egyptian authorities’ disconnecting communications in Sinai since the commencement of the military operations in August 2013.
لغز القـ*** الهستيري
Karim Medhat Anara analyzes the contradictory verdicts of the judicial institution in Egypt.
قوي سياسية تدشن حملة لإسقاط قانون التظاهر
Mada Masr reports on activists’ announcement of starting a series of anti-protest law demonstrations.
ماذا تريد أمريكا من مصر؟
Sarah Khourshid analyzes the United States’ policy towards Egypt following the military coup on 3 July 2013.
أي رياح أتت بهاني قدري؟
Mohamed Gad offers a retrospective analysis of the role of the financial ministry in impacting the socioeconomic status of the country.
البحث عن استقلال القرار ليس معناه استبدال السيد
Ahmed Maher argues that Egypt should seek independence from regional and international states’ aid.
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