We strive for a society in which no force may be exercised to compel anyone to adhere to any code, save that of the state, the code being its law. What we believe in regarding civil liberties in that state law is this: your whole person, body, mind and soul, is your business, and you … More To our Egyptian intellectuals
I would struggle with a premise like this in a novel, be accused of absurdity and judged for having an unrealistic plot. Still, that’s what happened yesterday in Egypt. A judge, Saeed Yosuf Sabry, sentenced 528 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death in a trial that only lasted two days. They stand accused of murdering two … More 528 sentenced to death in a two day trial
I’m genuinely happy, and smiling giddily like a forever smiling emoticon. Alaa Abdel Fattah was released today on bail. He has been in jail without trial for a long time(113 days). You can find out more about Alaa by Googling him or reading his Wikipedia page, or numerous translated articles by him, some of which … More Alaa Is Free. Finally.
Assalam Alaikom, Despite my ineptness in all politics related issues, I find my self wondering into this vague, fake and untrue field every now and then. Far be it from me to indulge in any debate regarding political affairs or current issues with real life individuals, let alone groups, which unfortunately have plagued our society … More Thoughts on Politics