Analysis

01/24/2014 . By Basil El-Dabh

The past year has been a difficult one for journalism in Egypt. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), five journalists have been killed, at least 45 have been

01/24/2014 . By Ryan Suto

Egypt’s constitution has recently garnered praise for its “commitment to abide by international human rights treaties signed by Egypt.” Yet a close analysis shows that such praise may yet be

01/23/2014 . By Mai El-Sadany

The new Egyptian Constitution is not a particularly bright beacon of democracy. The voluminous document, comprising 247 articles, was recently approved by 98.1% of voters in a popular referendum that

01/23/2014 . By Dwight Bashir

Some in Egypt hail the overwhelming backing of last week’s constitutional referendum as a repudiation of the 2012 constitution approved during the Morsi era. However, most Egyptians would tell you

01/22/2014 . By David Johnson

Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, according to most interpretations, faces a stark decision—run for President of Egypt and confirm both the fears and hopes of different parts of Egyptian society, or stand back,