Mohammed Morsi, one of the leaders of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and the country’s first democratically elected president — is in prison and facing the death penalty. What does that say about Egypt’s future?
Islamic feminists in many Muslim-majority countries have spent years studying and interpreting Islamic texts, especially the passages concerning divorce, inheritance and child custody. In Egypt, three women scholars discuss their new interpretations of Islamic law.
Amira Mikhail was in Cairo's Tahrir Square on the day Hosni Mubarak was ousted from power. Four years later, she's still trying to press for change — but the disappointment of the Egyptian revolution's aftermath means she's doing it from the United States.
Imagine if Robert Crumb and Art Spiegelman were asked to draw a Disney comic. Well, that's how some people describe Cairo's cutting-edge alt-zine TokTok, a millennial triumph which is prospering despite Egypt's increasingly repressive politics.
The release of Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste from an Egyptian jail may have been meant to deflect criticism on the Egyptian government. But there's no getting around the Sisi regime's poor record on human rights and the law.
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