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Maspero: the rubbish of the Copts

The story of 28 Christians who were killed under the tanks or by the bullets of the Egyptian military the night of 9 October 2011 has already been told. Demonstrators moved from the Cairene neighbourhood of Shubra and along the shore of the Nile before they were violently dispersed in front of the state television …

Mina Ibrahim

Maspero Zaman revives golden days of national television

Watching iconic TV series such as Alf Laila wa Laila and Layaly El Helmeya, the quiz shows of Nelly, Sherihan, and Fatota, and the hidden camera’ pranks of Ibrahim Nasr and Fouad El Mohandes were among the outstanding traditions of celebrating this month

Rana Khaled

Maspero: The Burden of Remembering

While the discourse of martyrdom is a strong pillar in the composition of the Coptic Orthodox Church, remembering the blood associated with the massacre of Maspero seems to be a heavy burden on the memory of the Coptic community in general, and on its clerical hierarchy specifically

Daily News Egypt

Minister of Information Abdel Maqsood said he wanted more Muslim Brotherhood candidates to hire for the ministry (Photo by Hassan Ibrahim)

The state of the press through Egypt’s power shifts

The level of freedom of the media in Egypt was brought to headlines locally and internationally in December, when an annual roundup of violations against journalists across the world showed that Egypt is the second country in the world for the number of journalists arrested, and fourth “biggest prison” for journalists in 2014, according to …

Daily News Egypt

Dr. H.A. Hellyer

The politics of remembering death

A group of peaceful protesters marched, and were set upon by official state forces – at the end of the violence, 28 people were dead, and more than 200 people were injured. At the time, human rights activists insisted that not only should an investigation take place into the killings: but that it should be …

Dr H.A. Hellyer