Thursday, May 29, 2014

Copts in El Sisi's Egypt - openDemocracy

Egypt's Copts gather in April 2013
Egypt's Copts gather in April 2013. Demotix/Tahsin Bakr. All rights reserved.

Although the majority of Copts are perceived as supporters of Sisi and many do see him as a saviour from the Islamists, time may reveal that Sisi does not have their striving for equality or their attainment of full rights as first degree citizens at heart.

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Welcome to the 'Factory of Men' - openDemocracy

While it is true that a civilian oversight on Egypt’s military might seem far from being attained for now, so is every other demand of the revolution. If 'human dignity' is one of the 25 January 2011 goals, then every political party and rights group should demand it for everyone.

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