Egypt: A Reading of the ‘Galabiya Protests’

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Asmaa Shokr Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-a-reading-of-the-galabiya-protests/ The public opinion, both at home and abroad, has recently been preoccupied with the Egyptian issue after a whole week of the demonstrations that erupted in several Egyptian governorates and villages, demanding the departure of Sisi and his regime, due...

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Egypt: People Succeed Despite Modest Popular Movement

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Asmaa Shokr Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-people-succeed-despite-modest-popular-movement/ The Egyptian street has witnessed eruption of several waves of demonstrations in the wake of the July 2013 coup d’état, especially during the early years of the coup, where protests were organized on a daily basis in various regions and...

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Demise of El-Erian & Systematic Killing of Political Detainees

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Asmaa Shokr Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/demise-of-el-erian-systematic-killing-of-political-detainees/ After the death of Dr. Essam El-Erian, a prominent Muslim Brotherhood leader, in Egypt’s notorious high-security Aqrab (Scorpion) Prison on 13 August 2020, social networking sites flared up with posts of mourning and praying for the...

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Perfect Crime and Absent Justice: 7 Years after Rabaa Massacre

Source: Asmaa Shokr Author(s): Egyptian Institute for Studies Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/perfect-crime-and-absent-justice-7-years-after-rabaa-massacre/ Although seven years have passed since the Rabaa massacre took place on August 14, 2013, however, perpetrators of this brutal massacre have not yet been held accountable. The move to disperse the Rabaa sit-in by the Egyptian police...

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Where are Sisi’s promises, 7 years after the coup?

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Asmaa Shokr Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/where-are-sisis-promises-7-years-after-the-coup/ Seven years ago, when he was only defense minister, General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi came out to announce the Egyptian people the oust of the first democratically elected civilian president in Egypt’s history. This was in the evening of Wednesday, 3...

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Egypt political settlement bet. regime’s fears and opponents’ duties

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Asmaa Shokr Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-political-settlement-bet-regimes-fears-and-opponents-duties/ Egypt has been experiencing an unprecedented political crisis since the July 3-2013 coup, which has led many politicians, academics, and party leaders in recent years to present initiatives and proposals to solve the crisis...

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MB, Sisi’s Favorite Scapegoat – 7 Years of Deception

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Asmaa Shokr Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/mb-sisis-favorite-scapegoat-7-years-of-deception/ Since its inception, the military regime in Egypt has relied for its survival on adopting a strategy of exaggerating antagonism against the Muslim Brotherhood. From the era of Gamal Abdel Nasser, through the era of Anwar Sadat and then Hosni...

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COVID-19: Egypt can still spare prison infections via cond. release

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Asmaa Shokr Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/covid-19-egypt-can-still-spare-prison-infections-via-cond-release/ Over the past years we have been accustomed to hearing about repeated cries of distress coming from inmates in prison cells and their families, as well as solidarity campaigns from public figures or activists, and countless...

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Asmaa Shokr

Asmaa Shokr is an Egyptian journalist. She is the supervisor of Media Studies Unit at the Egyptian Institute for Political and Strategic Studies. http://en.eipss-eg.org/author/asmaa-shukr/

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Egypt regime targeting opponents abroad

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Asmaa Shukr Original Link: http://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-regime-targeting-opponents-abroad/ The Egyptian opponents abroad could play a great and effective role in saving their country if they took advantage of their current situation of living without being subjected to the regime’s oppression. Various anti-coup factions should be united...

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