Sisi’s Orwellian Egypt

October 04, 2021

Egypt Moves Closer to Labeling Soccer Fans as Terrorists

April 15, 2015

The battle for political change in Egypt is not only hampered by the government’s relentless repression. Egypt has moved closer to labeling militant soccer groups as terrorist organizations. These groups form the backbone of opposition to autocratic rule, with the recent arrest of five alleged...

Is the Brotherhood Using Martyrdom as “Revolutionary Capital”?

August 23, 2013

The Muslim Brotherhood could make significant political gains from encouraging the martyrdom of its members. Since the Egyptian military evicted President Mohammed Morsi from power on July 3, the streets of numerous cities and towns in Egypt have seen demonstrations from Muslim Brotherhood...

Stones and Ballots: A Tourist in Egypt

February 12, 2013

Will Lynch reflects on his recent trip to Egypt, and argues that it is time for Egyptians to realize the world will come back to them when they put down the stones and pick up their ballots. During December’s constitutional referendum in Egypt, I was among the relative handful of tourists...