Sonallah Ibrahim

Salafis vow to disperse Culture Ministry protests
Egypt

Salafis vow to disperse Culture Ministry protests

The Salafi Watan Party has warned its members will disperse a sit-in set up outside the Culture Ministry in Cairo…
Intellectuals protest “Brotherhoodization” of Culture Ministry
Culture

Intellectuals protest “Brotherhoodization” of Culture Ministry

Prominent intellectual figures stormed the main gate of the Culture Ministry on Wednesday afternoon to start a sit-in inside the…
Artists remain skeptical about free expression after meeting with Morsy
Art news

Artists remain skeptical about free expression after meeting with Morsy

On Thursday, President Mohamed Morsy met with a group of writers, filmmakers, actors and artists at the presidential palace in…
The people’s friend or foe?
Books

The people’s friend or foe?

Sixty years after the 1952 revolution, the legacy of both President Gamal Abdel Nasser and his regime remain fraught territory.…
Decentralizing Tahrir Square
Books

Decentralizing Tahrir Square

In his 1970 Nobel lecture, Russian writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn described art and literature as “the only substitute for what we…
Q&A with Sonallah Ibrahim
Books

Q&A with Sonallah Ibrahim

“To pick my name... I was told my father opened a random page in the holy Koran and moved his…
Back to top button