Middle East and North Africa


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    Egypt – at a glance

    Tom Dale profiles one of the former hotspots of the 2011 Arab Spring, a nation now experiencing a counter-revolutionary moment. 
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    Free Alaa!

    The activists of the Arab Spring have faced a devastating backlash. We must support them, writes Nanjala Nyabola.

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    ECRF: Fighting for life and freedom in Egypt

    Alessio Perrone meets the activists fighting to shine light on human rights abuses during Egypt’s dark days.

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    Justice for Giulio Regeni

    Two years since the murder of an Italian student in Cairo, the Egyptian regime has yet to acknowledge the nature of its involvement writes Yohann Koshy.

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    Jailed Nubian activist dies in custody

    In the wake of the tragic loss, Mohammed Elnaiem looks back at years of resistance.

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    Did nonviolence fail in Egypt?

    Three years after the resignation of Mubarak, the Egyptian revolution provides a perfect example of what mass protest can – and can’t – accomplish. By Mark and Paul Engler.
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    Country Profile: Egypt

    Maria Golia considers Egypt's past, present and future.
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    Egypt's freedom harvest

    Rami Zurayk says the Arab uprisings offer a unique chance to embrace food sovereignty.
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    new internationalist
    issue 243 - May 1993

    Country profile: Egypt