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Lessons from the Algerian experience

By Mahmoud Abu Bakr Since the incidents of July 2013 and the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi, which led to the expulsion of the Muslim Brotherhood regime from power in Egypt, different media did not stop making comparisons between what occurred in Egypt and what happened in Algeria in the early ‘90s, when the elections …

Daily News Egypt

Jail sentences re-position Egyptian football as potential protest venue

By James M. Dorsey An Egyptian court has sentenced 12 militant football fans to five years in prison in an expansion of the military-backed regime’s crackdown on its Islamist and non-Islamists opponents that could ultimately re-position football as a major platform of protest. The fans, members of Ultras Ahlawy, the well-organised and street battled-hardened militant …

Daily News Egypt

The Revolutionary Connection

Unfortunately, revolutions come at a price. The whole idea of revolting is to destroy the connection with the status quo, and this connection can be broken in two main ways. You either break the connection, celebrate its destruction, propose a different status quo, implement it and build a new connection; or simply break the connection, …

Ziad A. Akl

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