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In memory of Nawal El-Saadawi

Obituary: Uncompromisingly, she spoke the opposite power. Now she is gone, 89 years old. Author, physician and feminist Nawal El-Saadawi wrote for MODERN TIMES from June 2009.

Revolution in a social and political vacuum

Walter Crossbow: Martyrs & Tricksters. An Ethnography of the Egyptian Revolution

EGYPT 10 YEARS AFTER: Walter Armbrust has written about the time after the first eighteen days of the revolution: If one considers the revolution on Tahrir Square in Cairo as a rite of passage, there are several good reasons why it went wrong.

Fear has returned in Egypt

: "Do not write anything that can get me in trouble!" says one. "I do not quite know with that interview, I think I have changed my mind," says another.