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‘The army is on their side!’

A video shot on the Friday of Anger, 28 January 2011, at the moment when the first army vehicles started moving into Tahrir via Qasr el-Nil Bridge. In the video you can see and hear cheers from the revolutionaries with great enthusiasm. This didn’t last long. They discovered the army was not coming in to

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Colombia’s dirty war

This is exactly what Sisi’s police and army are doing in Egypt. Colombia’s military carried out at least 6,400 extrajudicial killings and presented them as combat deaths between 2002 and 2008, a number significantly higher than previously estimated, a special court said Thursday. AFP

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The Central Security Forces

This (Arabic) study is one of the most accurate and detailed reports, I’ve come across, on the evolution of the Egyptian Interior Ministry’s Central Security Forces: UPDATE: I was honored to speak with the author of the study, in a Zoom meeting.

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