Egypt’s Bloody Sunday | by Mariz Tadros

Egypt’s Bloody Sunday | by Mariz Tadros

At first, it looked like a repeat of the worst state brutality during the January 25 uprisings that unseated the ex-president of Egypt, Husni Mubarak: On Sunday, October 9, security forces deployed tear gas, live bullets and armored vehicles in an effort to disperse...
Egypt’s Intense Election Eve | by Nate Wright

Egypt’s Intense Election Eve | by Nate Wright

Residents of Cairo’s Darb al-Ahmar neighborhood have gathered at a streetside café on a late October Friday night to get their first glimpse of a political party founded by revolutionary activists. Men play backgammon and sip from their glasses of tea as members of...
Some Marikana miners say they will fight to the death

Some Marikana miners say they will fight to the death

Frantic wives searched for missing loved ones, President Jacob Zuma rushed home from a regional summit and some miners vowed a fight to the death as police announced a shocking casualty toll from the previous day’s shooting by officers of striking miners: 34...