Egypt Church & Jan. Revolution Attitudes & Transformations

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mamdouh Almuneir Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-church-jan-revolution-attitudes-transformations/ The advent of the Egyptian January Revolution in 2011 marked a new era for the Church and Copts in Egypt. Pope Shenouda III remained loyal to former President Hosni Mubarak and his regime until the latter was deposed by 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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Egyptian Doctors in the State’s Eyes: Rhetoric Versus Reality

Source: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy Author(s): Shohdi Mourad Original Link: https://timep.org/commentary/analysis/egyptian-doctors-in-the-states-eyes-rhetoric-versus-reality/ One week before the Egyptian government eased restrictions that had been put in place in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly blamed the absence of “a...

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What Egypt is Losing by Silencing Journalists During the Pandemic

Source: Project on Middle East Democracy Author(s): Mahmoud Farouk Original Link: https://pomed.org/what-egypt-is-losing-by-silencing-journalists-during-the-pandemic/ As the coronavirus continues to spread in Egypt, the regime is stepping up efforts not to combat the pandemic, but to silence the country’s few remaining independent media voices. In recent weeks, security forces have...

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Egypt’s sizeable informal economy complicates its pandemic response

Source:  Author(s): Mirette F. Mabrouk Original Link:  https://www.mei.edu/blog/egypts-sizeable-informal-economy-complicates-its-pandemic-response Trying to gauge the effects of the pandemic on Egypt’s economy is like watching a pipe slowly drip water on the ceiling. You have no way of knowing how bad it’s going to be, but you can tell it’s bad news and getting worse by the day. Read

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UAE & Dimensions of Incursion into Egypt Education Sector

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Omar Khalaf Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/uae-dimensions-of-incursion-into-egypt-education-sector/ The past few years have witnessed expansion of the UAE investments in vital Egyptian economic sectors such as medicines, private hospitals, medical analysis labs, telecommunications, maritime transport, and ports. The most...

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Steering the Wide Egyptian State: Ideology or Administration?

Source: Carnegie Author(s): Nathan J. Brown and Mark Berlin Original Link: https://carnegieendowment.org/2020/05/28/steering-wide-egyptian-state-ideology-or-administration-pub-81924 Egypt has a yawning generation gap and a regime that wants to reach youth. A new academy may help, but Egypt’s past is littered with similar, failed attempts. Read more at original link

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Daily commuters in Egypt during the Covid-19 pandemic

Source: Economic Research Forum Author(s): Dina Abdel-Fattah Original Link: https://theforum.erf.org.eg/2020/05/20/daily-commuters-egypt-covid-19-pandemic/ In an attempt to control the spread of Covid-19, Egypt’s government has implemented social distancing measures that have a particularly direct impact on daily commuters and other mobile workers. This column examines both the health risks...

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State Terror in Egypt: Is It Time for Accountability?

Source: Arab Center Washington DC Author(s): Khalil al-Anani Original Link: http://arabcenterdc.org/policy_analyses/state-terror-in-egypt-is-it-time-for-accountability/ Egyptians have been living under a cruel dictatorship since the summer of 2013. The numbers of political detainees, extrajudicial killings, deaths in prison due to torture and medical negligence, forced disappearances, and mass...

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Egypt’s Puzzling Dilemma: Escalating Challenges and Obstructed Mobilization

Source: Arab Center Washington DC Author(s): Sahar Khamis Original Link:  http://arabcenterdc.org/policy_analyses/egypts-puzzling-dilemma-escalating-challenges-and-obstructed-mobilization/ When Egypt’s historic revolution erupted in 2011, stunning the world with its magnitude, peacefulness, organization, and solidarity, the popular demands chanted by the Egyptian people were...

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