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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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In some of the worst violence since the revolution, a peaceful march of mostly Coptic Christians was brutally attacked by Egyptian security forces, leaving 25 people dead and 300 injured.

Haitham al-Maleh has spent decades fighting Syria's oppressive regimes. Today, he believes victory could be at hand.

Asmaa Mahfouz is facing prosecution in a military court for speaking out again. presidential candidates, NGOs and ordinary Egyptians are rallying to her defense—and decrying the use of military trials for civilians.

Family members of Egyptians killed during the revolution are protesting as a crucial trial keeps gettting postponed by a judge with ties to Mubarak.

The state still controls the media in post-revolution Egypt, but an independent press is emerging.

Mubarak's armed thugs violently attacked peaceful protesters in Tahrir Square, injuring hundreds. But many demonstrators vowed to stay in the streets until the dictator leaves.

As tens of thousands of protesters pack Tahrir Square, the one unifying theme remains Mubarak. It's a question of when—not if—he'll leave.

The Muslim Brotherhood was out in full force Saturday, but their cries of "Allah Akbar" were drowned out by others chanting "Muslim, Christian, we are all Egyptian."


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