Meryl Streep Gives the Most Powerful Speech at Golden Globes 2017

Meryl Streep Gives the Most Powerful Speech at Golden Globes 2017

  The legendary Meryl Streep received the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes on Sunday night, and her speech shook the world. What started as a plea to accept and embrace the diversity of a multicultural Hollywood, ended as a direct slam to what Streep referred to as Donald Trump’s performance.   Streep described how it broke […]

You Have to See This Domestic Abuse Billboard Stopping Traffic in Cairo

You Have to See This Domestic Abuse Billboard Stopping Traffic in Cairo

  Egypt is no stranger to domestic violence and emotional abuse and it’s unfathomable that until this day we are not shedding enough light on this crisis occurring in Egyptian households. Victims of violence are afraid of speaking the truth, never stand up against the exploitation, continuously allow people to hurt them because they simply do not […]

Before and After: Historical Sites Affected by War in the Middle East

Before and After: Historical Sites Affected by War in the Middle East

The main effect of the constant violence we witness daily on the news has on us is numbness. What started with tears, heartaches and angry rants against the world, ended up with detachment from reality to tolerate the horrific state the whole Middle East has reached. A great man once said, “I object to violence […]

Sky News Cameraman Mick Deane Shot Dead in Egypt

Sky News cameraman Mick Deane, has been shot and killed in Egypt this morning. After having worked for Sky for 15 years, based in Washington and then Jerusalem, he was part of our team covering the violence in Cairo. He was shot and killed in clashes between Egyptian security services and supporters of ousted president […]

Sexual Harassment and Structural Violence in Egypt

The issues of sexual harassment and gender-based violence have their deepest roots in a problematic conception of the notions of power and control. That means, when there is an unequal distribution of power within the society, certain groups are always able to exert control over others in different ways. 
Starting from the bigger picture, the […]

Egypt: Emergency State

At approximately 10:00 pm on Sunday January 27th, Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi declared a state of emergency in the governorates of Ismailia, Port Said and Suez for the next 30 days. This statement came on the heels of three days of widespread protest and violence pursuant to the second anniversary of the January 25th revolution […]