Jano Charbel

Monday’s papers: Different narratives of police brutality at the palace
Egypt

Monday’s papers: Different narratives of police brutality at the palace

Making front-page news in almost all of Monday’s papers are the conflicting narratives of what happened to Hamada Saber —…
Egypt’s Constitution seen to curtail labor rights and workers freedoms
Egypt

Egypt’s Constitution seen to curtail labor rights and workers freedoms

Labor provisions in Egypt's new Constitution are worrying workers and unionists alike, who fear that a lot of room has…
Monday’s papers: Fighting the police, insulting the president, and getting ready for 25 Jan
Egypt

Monday’s papers: Fighting the police, insulting the president, and getting ready for 25 Jan

Monday’s daily papers were full of news pertaining to violent clashes between protesters and police forces that occurred on Sunday…
Sunday’s papers: Preparations for elections and revolution anniversary
Egypt

Sunday’s papers: Preparations for elections and revolution anniversary

Daily papers Sunday run news relating to the preparations for the upcoming parliamentary elections, the issuing of historic court verdicts…
Monday’s papers: Copts celebrate Christmas as the Brotherhood seizes Cabinet
Egypt

Monday’s papers: Copts celebrate Christmas as the Brotherhood seizes Cabinet

The main news items in Monday’s papers include: Coptic Christmas celebrations, controversies surrounding new ministers in the recently reshuffled cabinet,…
Restrictive draft law on right to protest incites fear, anger
Egypt

Restrictive draft law on right to protest incites fear, anger

A draft law in the works to regulate protests and strikes is raising eyebrows and causing concern over the future…
Monday’s papers: 2012 In Review
Egypt

Monday’s papers: 2012 In Review

  Three developments dominate the papers on the last day of 2012: the plummeting of the Egyptian pound to record…
Labor movement thrives in the midst of unfriendly legislation
Egypt

Labor movement thrives in the midst of unfriendly legislation

Labor politics remain a thriving form of contentious politics in Egypt throughout 2012, reinvigorated by a Muslim Brotherhood-led ruling regime…
Kafr al-Sheikh voters lean toward ‘yes’ in referendum
Egypt

Kafr al-Sheikh voters lean toward ‘yes’ in referendum

KAFR AL-SHEIKH — The northern Delta governorate of Kafr al-Sheikh witnessed a relatively low turnout as residents cast their ballots…
Thursday’s papers: Alleged gunmen in custody, rising tensions between Islamists and opposition
Egypt

Thursday’s papers: Alleged gunmen in custody, rising tensions between Islamists and opposition

Topping the news in Thursday’s papers are three chief developments: the arrest and detention of two Islamists, increasing tensions between…
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