Why Egypt Needs to Stop Fighting Terrorists, and Start Fighting Terrorism

Why Egypt Needs to Stop Fighting Terrorists, and Start Fighting Terrorism

  A few days have passed since the horrific church bombings that took place in Egypt’s Tanta governorate and Alexandria governorate. Accordingly, it is now time for a sober reflection on the question of fighting terrorists. This question is one that Egypt has been asked and forced to answer.   Firstly, there seems to be […]

Crimes of Honor: When Gender Inequality Takes It as Far as Losing Lives

Crimes of Honor: When Gender Inequality Takes It as Far as Losing Lives

By Merna Aboul-Ezz

In Egypt, crimes of honor, along with female circumcision and incestuous rape, are appalling results of the male-dominated culture we live in. The fact that a man’s honor is judged according to his wife’s or sister’s or mother’s choices is an issue we still suffer from. The United Nations estimates that more than 5,000 honor […]