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New stories in exile: Anno Kachina
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Nine years ago, millions of Egyptians took to the streets in revolt against a regime that had been in
Hosni Mubarak (1928–2020): The rise and fall of Egypt’s longest-ruling president
Mubarak used fear of Islamists to justify a repressive police state.
New stories in exile: Abdelrahman Mansour
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | "In the beginning, I was panicking and unable to sleep unless I talked to someone in Egypt."
Detox | What was life like before 2011?
Something was bubbling right under the surface, threatening to overflow.
Your guide to surviving downtown during the revolution anniversary crackdown
"If you can imagine doing so, it is safest to move without your phone."
Activist Esraa Abd El Fattah reports torture in detention, faces smear campaign amid new arrests and disappearances
She was told that she would face further torture if she spoke about the abuse.
Detox | Issue 05: In light of current events
For days, the air was filled with tension, excitement and, at times, panic.
Shubeik Lubeik: An urban fantasy about wishes
Sherif Abdel Samad | In her debut graphic novel Shubeik Lubeik (2018), young graphic novelist Deena Mohamed Yehia (1994) draws
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
 
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Opinion
H.A. Hellyer
‘And give good tidings to the strangers’
For much of the January 25 movement’s active lifespan, it was on the margins.
Nader Andrawos and Alaa Badr
The Arab intellectual, past and present
Is it too self-indulgent to call such an ill-defined group a new intellectual generation?
Mohamed Naeem
In Egypt, nothing has changed — but perhaps everything has
This repressive regime has set itself an unattainable goal: to silence everyone all the time forever
 
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News
Alaa Abd El Fattah and his lawyer recount humiliation and beatings in maximum-security prison
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
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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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