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14منظمة حقوقية مستقلة تنتقد توسيع اختصاصات القضاء العسكري
Jadaliyya’s Reports Page releases joint statement issued by fourteen rights organizations criticizing the expansion of military powers following al-Sisi’s decree on 27 October 2014.
Medrar TV reports on musicians Rami Abadir and Mostafa El Sayed’s live improvisational show.
Medrar TV reports on Egyptian artist Sarah Samy’s first solo show held in Cairo.
Press Release: Announcing the Website of Watch/Raqeb -- An Arab Regional Project on Information Access
Jadaliyya’s Reports Page announces the launch of a new website called “Raqeb” (Watch), which focuses on the impact of international politics on the Middle East.
Hydrogen Senior Project Exhibition
Medrar TV reports on “‘Hydrogen" a 2014 senior student exhibition of the American University in Cairo`s Visual Cultures Program.
Hassan Khan in Conversation with Mohamed Abdelkarim
Medrar TV invites Egyptian artists and filmmaker Mohamed Abdelkarim to discuss with Hassan Khan videos, sculpture, sound, photography, and text-based works, as well as Khan’s source of inspiration.
Egypt’s Conservative Nationalism: Discourse and Praxis of the New Regime
Amr Adly analyzes and dissects Egypt’s conservative nationalist rhetoric politically, economically, and socially. He argues that it may lead to long-lasting sociopolitical crises.
Hashem L Kelesh
Medrar TV produces a video on Egyptian visual artist and musician Hashem L Kelesh offering insights on his artistic process and highlighting the musicians and artists’ community’s preference of online platforms compared to physical spaces.
Can Arabs Be Human Rights Defenders?
Joel Beinin reacts to the Sakharov Prize Committee’s withdrawal of Alaa Abdel Fattah’s nomination.
Remembering Those Who Were Slain
Hani Atalla remembers the 9 October 2011 Maspero massacre.
Alaa Abdel Hamid: Visual Lab Rats
Medrar TV reports on sculptor Alaa Abdel Hamid’s exhibition entitled “Visual Lab Rats.”
On the Sakharov Prize
Alaa Abdel Fattah responds to the Sakharov Prize Committee’s withdrawal of his nomination due to a conversation he had on Twitter reacting to Israel’s offensive on Gaza in 2012.
Samir Nabil (Object Obscure)
Medrar TV interviews Alexandrian musician and sound engineer Samir Nabil, head of music project and band “Object Obscure.”
Maha Maamoun: Lingering in Vicinity
Medrar TV reports on Maha Maamoun’s solo exhibition held in Cairo.
New Texts Out Now: Abdullah Al-Arian, Answering the Call: Popular Islamic Activism in Sadat’s Egypt
Jadaliyya interviews Abdullah Al-Arian on the release of his new book.