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Managing editor Rana Allam

A country afraid of its parliament

There is not one political faction that wants to hold parliamentary elections nowadays, except maybe the Salafis. Elections were expected to be held in the next few months, right after the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. However, everyone seems to be dreading these elections, despite the show to the contrary. It seems that all parties …

Rana Allam

Op-Eds discuss the Judiciary reform project

The issue of reforming Egypt’s Judiciary is on the mind of many columnists in today’s papers. The project for reforming the Judiciary was submitted to the Shura Council on Wednesday 17 April, followed by a protest on Friday 19 April demanding the same thing, which was called for by the Muslim Brotherhood. On the Judiciary …

Thoraia Abou Bakr

Short takes

  1 Egyptian revolutionaries suffer from the silly habit of always getting sucked into fighting in side-battles, and the latest batch of laws coming out of the Shura Council are a prime example. Whether the new NGO law, the new protest law, or the new judiciary law, the different groups are each fighting to apply …

Mahmoud Salem