• Omar Hazeq
    Freedom for Omar Hazeq (Arabic Text)

    Hamdy el-Gazzar describes the situation swirling around Omar Hazeq who was an employee at the Library of Alexandria. Omar was dismissed from his position and sentenced to two years’ imprisonment for breaking demonstration laws and taking part in a protest during the trial of Khalid Said’s murderers.

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    Freedom for Omar Hazeq

    Hamdy el-Gazzar describes the situation swirling around Omar Hazeq who was an employee at the Library of Alexandria. Omar was dismissed from his position and sentenced to two years’ imprisonment for breaking demonstration laws and taking part in a protest during the trial of Khalid Said’s murderers.

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  • Zahra
    Zahra

    Hamdy el-Gazzar provides a social commentary on Egyptian life and contemporaneous issues through an artistic lens in his column.

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  • Karam Saber
    The Defamation of Religion and Karam Saber, Again

    Last October, Hamdy El-Gazzar wrote about Karam Saber, an Egyptian writer who was sentenced to five years in prison for “contempt- and defamation of religion” in his short story collection, Where is God. On March 11, the Beba Misdemeanour Court in Beni Sueif upheld this sentence.

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