Can we find balance under Egypt’s ‘fluctuating’ democracy?

Can we find balance under Egypt’s ‘fluctuating’ democracy?

Anna Jacobs assistant editor for Morocco World News – WNN SOAPBOX (WNN/MWN) Charlottesville, Virginia, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: If you have been watching the news for the last few days (or the last few years for that matter), you know that one of the most important and uncertain events unfolding in the Middle East right now […]

Hunger strikes give Egyptians non-violent tools against prison injustice

Hunger strikes give Egyptians non-violent tools against prison injustice

WNN Opinion (WNN/CGN) Cairo, EGYPT: Cairo – On 20 May, a symbolic 24-hour mass hunger strike began in Egypt to protest the continued detention of Egyptian activists in military prisons. The success of the recent Palestinian hunger strike garnered attention internationally and has inspired similar movements in other countries – a sign that non-violent resistance […]

Egypt’s Spinsters Fight Against Society Stereotypes

Egypt’s Spinsters Fight Against Society Stereotypes

Cairo Correspondents MANAR AMMAR and JOSEPH MAYTON –  WNN Features Cairo, Egypt – It is a challenge to be unmarried in Egypt and even more so if the woman is “growing old” according to Egyptian customs. This means any unmarried woman past her mid-twenties is seen negatively through society’s lens, leaving many questions to be answered. However, a […]