Details of Clash of Forever, Ganzeer, from the Cairo Berlin show, sponsored
by the German Embassy in Cairo
Freedom is Coming, Lara Baladi, Townhouse Gallery
Discarded, Hoda Lutfy, Townhouse Gallery ...
Former Rep. Jim Kolbe (R-Ariz.): Congress Should Not Weaken US Law on Military Coups | TheHill
Guest CommentaryA recently introduced amendment to the Senate version of the National Defense Authorization Act would fundamentally alter the law requiring the suspension of U.S. aid in the event of a coup d’état against a democratically elected government.The amendment threatens to erode congressional power to influence U.S. foreign policy and to uphold American values and principles. ...
A guest post from contributor Parastou Hassouri, who lives in Cairo,
works in the field of international refugee law, and specializes in issues
of gender and migration.
On Wednesday night, the report The Human Trafficking Cycle: Sinai and
Beyond, was launched in Cairo (it was launched simultaneously in several
other cities including Tel Aviv, Brussels, and Lampedusa). The 238-page
report is based on interviews with 230 trafficking survivors: persons who
survived the hellish ordeal of being kidnapped, held hostage and tortured
brutally in the Sinai. It is a follow-up to a 2012 report, Human
Trafficking in the Sinai: Refugees between Life and Death.
I was first alerted to the issue of human smuggling and trafficking in the
Sinai around 2007. At the time, I was working at the NGO Africa Middle
East Refugee Assistance (AMERA). The issue most often came up when we had
to assist those who had been apprehended trying to reach the Sinai (and
would be detained by Egyptian aut ...
How Egypt’s Gen. al-Sisi Won TIME’s Person of the Year Poll | TIME.com
When TIME announced on Thursday that Egypt’s Defense Minister, Gen. Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, had topped TIME’s 2013 Person of the Year poll with more than 440,000 votes his supporters were triumphant. ...
Profiteers become another obstacle to peace in Syria - FT.com
In the charred ruins of a Damascus suburb recently recaptured by government forces, a little girl balancing on a pile of rubble assiduously saws at an exposed electrical cable with a penknife. A market round the corner will buy the copper wire ...
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