The Ultras Ahlawy Football, Violence, and the Quest for Justice

Source: The Century Foundation Author(s): Karim Medhat Ennarah Original Link: Snapshot: The “Ultra” fans of Egyptian football emerged from the world of sport in 2011 to play an important role in the revolution. Then, in Port Said in February 2012, tragedy struck: seventy-two football fans were killed in a melee and stampede. The flawed

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Policing Football in Times of Exception

Source: The Tahrir Institute For Middle East Policy Author(s): Karim Medhat Ennarah Original Link: On February 8, 2015, at least 19 fans died while waiting to enter the Air Defense Stadium for the match between Zamalek and ENPPI – it was the first Egyptian league game to allow spectators, albeit a small number, after...

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