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Ahmed Kadry is currently doing his PhD in Arab Cultural Studies at Imperial College London on Egyptian socio-political feminist identity and discourse in the 1952 and 2011 Egyptian Revolutions. He blogs here and tweets @ahmedkadry.
25 2011 seemed forever immune, until now. Amidst the brutal violence, an
ideological battle rages on for the soul of Egypt.
Try to imagine a packed Tahrir Square chanting not for
the removal of Mubarak or Morsi, but men and women standing shoulder to
shoulder demanding that the personal status laws be abolished.
On Egypt’s brand of nationalism.
Egypt all of a sudden,
at least on the surface, appears to have a growing problem of sectarianism.
columnist returns to Egypt from nine months in London. But it is not he who has
I find it very difficult to differentiate between Jesus and Esa. Does this make me a traitor to my religion? Can I be a Muslim and engage and participate within western or Christian traditions?