TOPIC January 25 revolution
features
The ‘fountain of youth’ and the insurgent subject of history
Ahmed El Serougui | unpacks the category of “youth” and the crisis associated with it, through three crossings
Released but imprisoned daily: Alaa Seif on the need for new imaginations
In his first media interview since his release, Alaa Seif spoke with Mada Masr
An artistically lacking film at a morally lacking moment: The problematic rhetoric of ‘Gunshot’
Amr Ezzat | An examination of “Gunshot,” the controversial film which premiered at the Gouna Film Festival
Grasping the messianic moment
Ismail Fayed | A reflection on the 2016 “Mada Encounters” seminar on history and culture
858: Archiving as a tool of resistance
On revolution, non-production and subversive documentation
‘Revolution without Revolutionaries:’ Making sense of the Arab Spring
Heba Khalil | A conversation with Asef Bayat on his latest book
January 25, 2016: Cold, gray and mostly quiet
Isabel Esterman | It wasn’t just the Interior Ministry, the Endowments Ministry and other state entities putting
Democracy Dialogue
Linda Herrera | Global conversations inspired by Egypt's January 25 uprising
How have films that fictionalized January 25 progressed over 5 years?
Rowan El Shimi | Perhaps this trend reveals that what seemed to us right from the beginning as immediately cinematic –
 
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Opinion
Nada Nabil
A star is dead: What to do when your idols are ‘canceled’
“How can you see clearly when you’re looking into the sun? How can an icon be a con?” -Maureen
Alaa Abd El Fattah
Advice for revolutionaries
Unsolicited advice is generally more a form of nostalgia than a practical position
Dina Wahba
How do we recall painful memories?
7 years on, remembering is an act of defiance against erasure
 
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News
Court finally acquits last policeman accused of killing January 25 protesters
Sisi: Deviation of 2011 revolution is not the fault of its sons, June 30 corrected the path
Egyptians take to social media to declare they participated in the January 25 revolution
Minister of Endowments: Partaking in January 25 protests violates Sharia
Egypt’s billionaires 80% richer than before the revolution
Sisi to amend law to criminalize insults of January 25, June 30 uprisings
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Cartoons
Boo!
Andeel | Someone in Parliament: "I don't recognize January 25!"January 25: "Oh, woe is me."
Expensive meat
Andeel | Assistant: "So do you remember, sir, during — may God never bring back those days — January 25, when people said social justice? It seems like for some reason they are still, apparently, rather concerned with that topic, I guess ... sir."Sisi: "Hmmmm... So it's not the Brotherhood?"
Cartoon: The woman died
Andeel | Protester killed in protest January 25 revolution anniversary.Sisi supporters: "Shit! She died."
Cartoon: Confessions of a citizen
Andeel | Anchor: "So today, as we approach the third, or maybe fourth anniversary of the January 25 revolution, we'd like to ask you: Do you feel like something has gone wrong?"Man: "I feel, but I'll deny it." 
Cartoon: Biased bullshit
Andeel |  "I don't understand why you don't focus on positives as much as you focus on negatives!"
 
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