Monday Nov 05, 2012
I hope that I don’t get arrested for this one but I can't stay quiet about the political scene in my Egypt. When President Morsi was appointed on June 30th, 2012 I stayed quiet and started to observe. In a sense of fairness the opposition parties and all the political activists of Egypt agreed to give president Morsi a 100 days chance to work on the promises he gave during the elections. Morsi promised that during his first 100...
Thursday Sep 20, 2012
I am sorry for taking almost 3 months since my last article but as most of you know I was getting married :)
In the sense of fairness, right after the last elections, I decided to give President Mursi and his party a 100 day chance to start working on their promises. Only then would I analyze and evaluate their willingness in handling the presidency of my Egypt - so far it doesn’t look good at all.
First you need to know that Islam...
Sunday Jun 17, 2012
With the help of the social networks and internet, the revolution made it very clear to the Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) that the old days of brainwashing the people are gone. The beauty of Facebook and Twitter is that people from all over the world are suddenly connected to each other and they can all share news and views. The guided media and government censorship lost its control over the hearts and minds of my Egypt, but the...
Friday Jun 08, 2012
Unfortunately, Egypt has not made the strides towards Democracy that we'd hoped we'd see . This was especially felt in the past few weeks: first, we had the joke called Mubarak`s trial; then, during the much-anticipated election, the Egyptian people found themselves cornered between two unviable candidates, Shafeeq who represents the old Mubarak regime, and Morsi, of the Muslim brotherhood.
As a consequence of these events, there are now...
Monday May 21, 2012
For over thirty years, any time Egypt met a real politician who spoke the truth, reached people and became popular, the government would take action to immediately eliminate him. Virtually anyone who opposed the regime was thrown into jail; we were in an era where the honest were prosecuted by the corrupt.
We had no sense of any real opposition to our government. When we heard of any opposition, it was usually just for show. For example, in...