• Soldiers wave the Egyptian flag over Tahrir Square. Photo via Flickr user: Alisdare Hickson
    Notes on (Egyptian) Nationalism

    The anniversary of the January 25 revolution has not passed unstained with blood, mixed with the memory of 2011′s euphoria and the relentlessly lingering hope and desire to witness the actualization of its promised fruit.

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  • Hamdy El-Gazzar
    Farewell (Arabic Text)

    Thank you for two amazing years, Hamdy el-Gazzar, who is signing off from Sampsonia Way. Without fail, his column provided insight into politics in Egypt, pressing social issues, and contemporary Egyptian literature.

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  • Hamdy El-Gazzar
    Farewell

    Thank you for two amazing years, Hamdy el-Gazzar, who is signing off from Sampsonia Way. Without fail, his column provided insight into politics in Egypt, pressing social issues, and contemporary Egyptian literature.

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  • For Egypt/For Freedom
    For Egypt / For Freedom

    Hamdy el-Gazzar highlights the Egyptian intellectual response to the arrests of twenty-four activists who were charged with “breaking the law of demonstrating, damaging public and private property and demonstrating power…”

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