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Amr Khalifa


Amr Khalifa is an Egyptian analyst/commentator. He published recently in Daily News Egypt, Ahram Online, Mada Masr, Muftah and Arab Media and Society Journal.

Comment: In a police state where freedom of speech is severely restricted, encryption technology provides a platform for organising away from prying eyes, writes Amr Khalifa.

07 May, 2018

Comment: Unless Sisi changes, he will be changed, writes Amr Khalifa.

25 January, 2016

Comment: The Egyptian regime is seeking to reduce 'the truth' to its version of it. This counter-revolutionary strategy should be fought off by courageous and principled journalism, writes Amr Khalifa.

04 January, 2016

The story of Mahmoud Mohamed, an 18 year old imprisoned for wearing a t-shirt, is representative of the cruelty that many young activists have faced in Sisi's Egypt.

01 January, 2016

Comment: Donald Trump's danger lies not in the remote chance of becoming president, but in normalising hate speech against Muslims and others, writes Amr Khalifa.

17 December, 2015

Comment: The political forecast will remain gloomy as long as Egypt's leadership undermines efforts to build a system of justice based upon the rule of law, writes Amr Khalifa.

03 December, 2015

Comment: IS and other groups are gradually eroding whatever credibility Egyptian president Sisi' may have had thanks to a series of devastating attacks and security breaches, argues Amr Khalifa.

18 November, 2015

Comment: While Western spies are quick to bolster the Islamic State group's claims it downed the Russian jet, Egypt's investigations are unlikely to be transparent, writes Amr Khalifa.

09 November, 2015

Comment: Egypt's president will be selling falsehoods of freedom and stability, yet European leaders know they are already mired in his swamp, writes Amr Khalifa

03 November, 2015

Comment: It is a man behind bars who makes those on the outside dream of freedom, writes Amr Khalifa

28 October, 2015