The Week 31 January 2014
By Michael Brendan Dougherty
Like many Coptic Christians in Egypt, Ayman Nabil Labib had a tattoo of the cross on his wrist. And like 17-year-old men everywhere, he could be assertive about his identity. But in 2011, after Egypt's revolution, that kind of assertiveness could mean trouble.
As judges convene for the trial of Mohamed Morsi on murder and corruption charges, Morsi starts howling like a mad dog in a cage.
As Egypt’s president, El-Sisi shoulders huge security challenges: Muslim Brothers, Sinai terror, Gaza, water
The Clarion Project 24 January 2014
By Elliot Friedland
Al Jazeera have called for the release of their journalists who are imprisoned in Egypt. Do they real support press freedom? Press freedom in the Middle East allows room for improvement. Last year, the