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Amr Khalifa

Amr Khalifa is an Egyptian analyst/commentator. He published recently in Daily News Egypt, Ahram Online, Mada Masr, Muftah and Arab Media and Society Journal.

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Building a virtual political party for Egypt

07 May, 2018

Comment: In a police state where freedom of speech is severely restricted, encryption technology provides a platform for organising away from prying eyes, writes Amr Khalifa.

Another revolutionary wave is on Egypt's doorstep

25 January, 2016

Comment: Unless Sisi changes, he will be changed, writes Amr Khalifa.

Ban, block, battle: Egypt's war with the truth

04 January, 2016

Comment: The Egyptian regime is seeking to reduce 'the truth' to its version of it. This counter-revolutionary strategy should be fought off by courageous and principled journalism, writes Amr Khalifa.

Mahmoud Mohamed: Egypt's birthday boy behind bars

01 January, 2016

The story of Mahmoud Mohamed, an 18 year old imprisoned for wearing a t-shirt, is representative of the cruelty that many young activists have faced in Sisi's Egypt.

Trump: Buffoon politics or a dangerous precedent?

17 December, 2015

Comment: Donald Trump's danger lies not in the remote chance of becoming president, but in normalising hate speech against Muslims and others, writes Amr Khalifa.

A storm of terrorism and insurgency threatens Sisi's Egypt

03 December, 2015

Comment: The political forecast will remain gloomy as long as Egypt's leadership undermines efforts to build a system of justice based upon the rule of law, writes Amr Khalifa.

Egypt: Islamic State attacks eroding Sisi's credibility

19 November, 2015

Comment: IS and other groups are gradually eroding whatever credibility Egyptian president Sisi' may have had thanks to a series of devastating attacks and security breaches, argues Amr Khalifa.

A plane fell, will Egyptian tourism?

09 November, 2015

Comment: While Western spies are quick to bolster the Islamic State group's claims it downed the Russian jet, Egypt's investigations are unlikely to be transparent, writes Amr Khalifa.

When a pharaoh visits a democracy: Sisi in London

03 November, 2015

Comment: Egypt's president will be selling falsehoods of freedom and stability, yet European leaders know they are already mired in his swamp, writes Amr Khalifa

Alaa, the prisoner who terrifies Sisi

28 October, 2015

Comment: It is a man behind bars who makes those on the outside dream of freedom, writes Amr Khalifa

Sisi manipulates the truth at the UN

30 September, 2015

Comment: The Egypt that the president spoke of in the New York chamber was not the country his critics recognise, writes Amr Khalifa.

Egypt's desert disaster and nationalistic arrogance

15 September, 2015

Comment: The tragic deaths in Egypt's Western desert have been shrouded in regime propaganda that overshadows the urgent need for accountability and transparency in the military establishment, writes Amr Khalifa.

Amr Khalifa
Amr Khalifa

Amr Khalifa is an Egyptian analyst/commentator. He published recently in Daily News Egypt, Ahram Online, Mada Masr, Muftah and Arab Media and Society Journal.

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