[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].
Ahmed Fouad Negm: A Profile from the Archives
Jadaliyya’s Profiles Page writes a biography on Egypt’s towering poet and revolutionary figure Ahmed Fouad Negm.
Run Mahienour Run
Amro Ali writes on Mahienour El-Masri’s longstanding defiance against political and social injustice resulting from Mubarak’s rule.
Sheikh Imam: A Profile from the Archives
Jadaliyya’s Profiles Page writes on the iconic Egyptian composer, singer, and Qur’an reciter Sheikh Imam Muhammad Issa.
Popular Neighborhoods and the Arab Spring: Elements for a Renewed Approach
Eric Denis offers a summary and commentary on a conference based on an edited volume from Pierre-Arnaud Barthel and Sylvy Jaglin dealing with informal neighborhoods and urban action in the Arab world.
Statement by Comrades from Cairo: Everyone`s Right to Protest
Jadaliyya’s Reports Page releases a statement by Comrades from Cairo condemning Egypt’s Protest Law.
Jadaliyya Co-Editors Hesham Sallam and Adel Iskandar on Egypt Post-Election
Jadaliyya’s Interview Page publishes WPFW’s Zein El-Amine’s interview with Hesham Sallam and Adel Iskandar.
Letter to Obama Administration on Egyptian State Violations of Human Rights
Jadaliyya’s Reports Page publishes a letter signed by over forty academics and policy-makers demanding the Obama Administration pressure the Egyptian state to end violations of human rights.
رواية "1919": إعادة تأريخ جريئة تفتقد إلى روح الثورة
Dina Heshmat offers literary analysis of Ahmad Murad’s “1919.”
Hassan Al-Banna: A Profile from the Archives
Jadaliyya’s A Profile from the Archives Page publishes a biography on the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood Hassan Al-Banna.
Experimenting and Exploring: Student Photography from Cairo
German University in Cairo 2013 Photography Students present a photography project reflecting on social and environmental issues in Egypt.
Press Release: Sentencing Activists for Fifteen Years in Absentia Confirms Our Concerns
Jadaliyya’s Reports Page releases the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights’ (EIPR) statement on the Shura Council’s court verdict.
Legal Issues In The Shura Council Case
Mostafa Mohie lists five (il)legal issues in the Shura Council case.
On Revolutions and Defeated Revolutionary Movements: A Reply to Brecht De Smet
Joel Benin argues that the key to better understanding the difference between anti-democratic military-backed regimes throughout history and the ongoing developments in Egypt is to focus on class analysis.
We Shall Continue
Mahienour El-Masry releases her second letter from her prison cell reflecting on the discrimination practiced against Egypt’s poor.
Press Release: Egyptian Leader Faces Rights Crisis
Jadaliyya’s Reports Page releases Human Rights Watch’s statement on the dire human rights conditions in the country.
Egypt’s Nile Blues
Sharif S. Elmusa writes on how Egypt managed—until recently—to maintain hegemony over the Nile.
تقرير حول أداء وسائل الإعلام خلال الانتخابات الرئاسية 2014
Jadaliyya’s Reports Page releases a statement and report from the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) on the media’s performance during the 2014 presidential elections.
الاعتداءات الجنسية والاغتصاب في ميدان التحرير
Jadaliyya’s Reports Page releases a joint statement by Egyptian human and women’s rights organizations condemning the harassment of nine women amid celebrations of al-Sisi’s inauguration in Tahrir Square.
كم نكبة عاشها فلسطينيو سيناء؟1
Ismail Alexandrani writes on the Egyptian state’s discrimination against Palestinians.
May Ziada: A Profile from the Archives
Jadaliyya’s A Profile from the Archives Page introduces Lebanese author and writer May Ziada who spent many of her formative literary years in Egypt.
`Mind the Gap: Bridging Knowledge and Practices of Activism` at the Fourth Arab Bloggers Meeting
Enrico De Angelis and Donatella Della Ratta reflect on the debate around the impact of “networked communication technologies on social change and activism” in the Arab world.
تزامنٌ شيّق برغم الاختلاف
Sahar Mandour reflects on the differences between Egypt and Syria’s presidential elections.
“Down with this Classist Society”: A Letter from Mahienour El-Masry
Mahienour El-Masry writes a letter from her prison cell reflecting on the socioeconomic status of prisoners.
مينا: أجساد موشومة
Abdullah AlBayyari reviews Sahar Mandour’s novel “Mina.”
Counting Votes in Egypt and Practicing Return in Palestine: Interviews with Hossam El-Hamalawy and Samera Esmeir
VOMENA’s Khalil Bendib interviews Hossam El-Hamalawy on the low voter turnout at the 2014 presidential election.
Egyptian Investment Law Axing Proxy Litigation Harmful to Citizen Rights
Menna Omar writes on the legal advantages and disadvantages of the amended investment law on government officials, investors, and citizens’ rights.
Theory and its Consequences: A Reply to Joel Beinin
Brecht De Smet reacts to Joel Beinin’s article “History and Consequences,” by invoking several theoretical arguments of revolution and its impact on the economy, politics, and society.
المراجعات الاقتصادية الكبرى.. الاختراع الاقتصادي الأخطر في القرن العشرين: الناتج المحلي الاجمالي
Wael Gamal analyzes the economic and political significance of GDP as an indicator of economic, political, and social development.
Port Said in the Evening, Port Said in the Morning
MK Kalfat writes on the impact of the historical events of the 1950s, and onwards, on Suez Folk Festivals in Port Said.