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Witnesses Recount Attack On Morsi Supporters

Written for Al-Monitor

CAIRO — In the makeshift field hospital in the al-Raba’a Adawiya Mosque, people are running, crying and comforting each other. Men walk around wearing bloodied clothing, and women wipe brown spots off the floor. Dirty bandages, empty IV bags and other first aid items are scattered around the place.

“It looks like a massacre happened, doesn’t it?,’’ a young nurse asks Al-Monitor. “We still can’t believe that so many Egyptians lost their lives. It’s horrible.’’ Continue reading Witnesses Recount Attack On Morsi Supporters

Egyptians Form Human Shields To Protect Female Protesters

Written for Al-Monitor

CAIRO- As violence against women protesting in Tahrir Square grew, Egyptians were taking measures to provide safety for the female protesters. In one instance, males have formed a human shield around women, so that attackers cannot get close to them. Continue reading Egyptians Form Human Shields To Protect Female Protesters

Jonge Egyptenaar vreest Morsi

De stemmen zijn geteld: Mohammed Morsi is de nieuwe president van Egypte. Hij volgt hiermee de vorig jaar vertrokken president Hosni Mubarak op. Hoewel de Moslimbroeders de uitslag omschrijven als een ‘overwinning voor de revolutionairen’, zien de revolutiejongeren dit anders. Zij bereiden zich voor op het ergste.

Rest in peace, Egypt, schrijft de 27-jarige Tarek net na de verkiezingsuitslag op zijn Facebookpagina. De overwinning van Morsi zint hem niet. Terwijl de aanhangers van de Moslimbroederschap op Tahrir feestvieren, gooit Continue reading Jonge Egyptenaar vreest Morsi