Gehad Quisay is a history and politics researcher, having graduated from SOAS and Georgetown University. She has also worked as a researcher at a London based think-tank focusing on post-Arab Spring nation building.
In the latest of regime attacks on al-Azhar, MP Mohamed Abu Hamed proposes a law to limit the powers of the Grand Imam by delegating essential roles to the president.
The latest attacks on Egyptian Copts was shocking, but hardly new. Copts face discrimination daily from their fellow countrymen and from the regime that granted them equality in the constitution.
Hana Mansour-Khatib's appointment as Israel's first hijabi judge may sound like a civil rights triumph, but it is not, writes Gehad Quisay.
In-depth: Egypt's education chiefs want to convert vocational high schools to military academies, making education the latest sector of Egyptian life to be dominated by the army, reports Gehad Quisay.
Blog: A viral hashtag has reopened discussion about Egypt's sexual harassment epidemic - but why is it happening and how did it start?
Sudanese social media takes on Egyptian talk shows over the pyramids of Marowe, but is there more to the animosity?
Blog: Reports that the Westminster attacker converted to Islam in prison reopens the question on radicalisation in British prisons.
Mubarak's release is a bitter pill to swallow for many Egyptians who supported protests that led to his fall from power in 2011.
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