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Canada's Government Is Getting Cozy with Egypt's Increasingly Repressive Regime
Ottawa has stepped up its support for the Egyptian military regime by openly endorsing a crackdown on political opponents and increasing security ties to the forces carrying it out.
The Canadian Government Won't Help Journalist Mohamed Fahmy Get Out of Egyptian Jail
A Canadian journalist imprisoned in Egypt has called out Prime Minister Harper after a visit by Foreign Minister John Baird failed to end his more than year-long nightmare.
Data Shows Canada Upping Arms Sales to Human Rights Abusers
Ottawa is exporting less military aid overall, but upping shipments to India, Egypt, Tunisia, as well as other non-NATO allies with questionable moral records.
The Egyptian School Year Began with a Wave of Violence and Arrests
One student has died and dozens more have been detained by authorities.
How Egypt’s January 25 Revolutionaries Became Enemies of the State
The state and its media cheerleaders have marshaled the masses in a war on terror, stirring patriotic fervor against all enemies of the state, internal or external, real or imagined. Dissidents, students, and journalists have been jailed, beaten, or...
Abdalla F. Hassan
I Toured Cairo’s Muslim Brotherhood Protest Camps Just Before the Military Crackdown
This morning, the Egyptian Army launched a full-scale assault on protest camps where thousands of supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi had been gathering. In the tense days leading up to this crackdown, I went on a guided tour of the largest...
Interviewing the Editor of the Middle East's Version of the 'Onion'
The Pan-Arabia Enquirer is a satire website much like the <i>Onion</i>, but based in the Middle East, a region that isn't traditionally known for being very good at laughing at itself. I got in touch with its editor to find out what it's like running a...
The Egyptian Army Massacred 72 Egyptians This Weekend
I was in Cairo to see the grim aftermath of the attack on Morsi supporters.
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The Hangover News
George Zimmerman was acquitted this weekend, but you were probably too outraged to believe it.
No One Has Been Able to Interview Egypt's Black Bloc—Until Now
On Tuesday Egypt’s chief prosecutor ordered the arrest of anyone participating in a black bloc, with a spokesman calling the blocs an “organized, terrorist group.” The state news agency announced the arrest of 18 alleged black bloc members on Thursday...
Is SpongeBob SquarePants the New Che Guevara?
Spongebob SquarePants has become a symbol for rebellious youth in Egypt. Student leaders in the fight against conservative President Mohamed Morsi have adopted him as their symbol, and he's inspired dozens of Egyptian Facebook fan groups, including at...