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Sharif Abdel Kouddous

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Sharif Abdel Kouddous

Sharif Abdel Kouddous is an independent journalist based in Cairo. He is a Democracy Now! correspondent and a fellow at The Nation Institute.

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The country is awash in conformist state worship, fueled by the shrill narrative of a war on terror. 

At first it was the Muslim Brotherhood. Now dozens of journalists, non-Islamist activists and students have been detained and beaten.

For nearly four decades, Sahrawis have struggled for independence from Morocco. There are growing fears of a return to arms.

Precious few political parties have spoken out against the military or its assault on the Muslim Brotherhood.

Syrians fleeing the fighting at home have found themselves targeted amid Egypt’s political upheaval.

With corpses filling Cairo’s streets and both sides vowing to escalate, any glimmers of revolutionary hope have been all but extinguished.

The violent clampdown by security forces has all but ended the possibility of a rapprochement with the Muslim Brotherhood.

At least seventy-four people were killed in skirmishes between Morsi supporters and armed men this weekend.

It took twelve months for the Brotherhood to go from the highest peaks of power to protesting in the streets of Cairo. What next for the organization?

Deadly clashes shock a nation fresh off the heels of a military coup.

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The Cairo-based correspondent calls the impending law a "more aggressive authoritarian order than the one we rose up against in 2011....