North Africa, West Asia

Egypt: an interview with Hossam El-Hamalawy

Three years after the Egyptian uprising began, the deep state and the military appear to be openly back in control. How did this happen? Khalil Bendib speaks with Egyptian activist, blogger, and journalist Hossam el-Hamalawy. Interview: 40 mins.

Khalil Bendib Hossam el-Hamalawy
24 January 2014

After the uprising started on 25 January 2011, Egypt has been governed by the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi, and the military backed interim government. Is Egypt back where it started? How did that happen and what is the situation on the ground really like?

This interview was first published on Jadaliyya on 16 January 2014.

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