The day after a court dismissed the charges against former president Hosni Mubarak for killing demonstrators, Egypt did not see the mass demonstrations that have normally accompanied similar setbacks. Although
Background United States foreign assistance is an important component of the United States’ foreign policy arsenal, and is often viewed as a useful tool used to promote U.S. policy objectives
In a country contending with what are becoming weekly bombings and an ever-growing presence of Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis (which has recently pledged allegiance to the Islamic State), there is no
Earlier this year, the Egyptian Ministry of Interior announced a tender offer for equipment and technology capable of conducting surveillance on various social media and networks. These networks included specific
The Sinai as a Battlefield The security situation in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula has seen some dangerously rapid and significant developments in the past weeks: A tripartite attack on security forces
On December 4, 2013, as the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy was screening the film Rags and Tatters, produced with the help of the Arab Digital Expression Foundation (ADEF),
Since 2011, more than 3 million refugees have fled Syria, creating a dire human rights situation. Approximately 300,000 Syrians are in Egypt, of whom the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has
On November 29, an Egyptian court dropped all charges against ousted President Hosni Mubarak, former Interior Minister Habib al-Adly, former head of security Ismael el-Shaer, and other former Ministry of
El Bent reveals what 99 percent of women in Egypt know as an innate truth of public space: it is hostile. Shabayek’s work challenges this hostility in many ways.
While Ganzeer often tackles global themes, he is best known for a body of work that, in many ways, has illustrated the Egyptian struggle for freedom and social justice.