Tag: freedom of expression

Sisi’s fridge and Egypt’s frosty economy

By Khaled Diab A gaffe by Egypt’s president about his refrigerator reveals just how much Egyptians have cooled towards Sisi and his chilling economics. Monday 7 November 2016 You could say that Egypt has had its very own Watergate. But…

Orientalism for kids

Despite the racism contained in Tintin and other classic children’s tales, I believe that children should be exposed to them.

Freedom of repression in Egypt

The Republic of Tahrir revolutionaries dreamt of an Egypt of freedom, but the only thing that seems free these days is the value of human dignity.

Islamism is the illusion

Islamism is not the solution but is built on an illusion. Islam’s past strength was actually a secular one based on free thought.