Kareem Megahed

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The Rabaa dispersal: a distorted dilemma?

Three years ago, on 14 August, the last thing anyone expected to watch on television in an Edinburgh pub was live coverage of the Rabaa Al-Adaweya sit-in dispersal in Egypt. The act had been brewing for quite some time by then and approved by people like myself. I belong to those who saw the necessity of confronting …

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The social paradox of Al-Sisi’s 1.5m acres

Both projects have been inflected by a nationalist rhetoric, a rhetorical haunting of that which was once employed by president Gamal Abdel Nasser during the 1950s and 1960s, despite the incomparable historical and socio-political contexts of the two statesmen and governments.

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