Update: Official Statement by the National Salvation Front

Official statement by the National Salvation Front published today, received originally by email in Arabic. Translation by Jay Roddy and Nawal Hegazy. Today, Egypt lifted her head high, announcing to the world her victory over not only all political forces that seek to traffic in the name of religion in Egypt and the region, but also … More Update: Official Statement by the National Salvation Front

Was the Conference Full? Or was it because I was Christian?

Update: Another Christian was let in…see note at the bottom. I was informed of a press conference that Muslim Brotherhood were hosting today, August 9, 2013, at the National Press Club in Washington DC. The conference is to be followed by a protest tomorrow in Freedom Plaza on August 10. I headed over this morning, … More Was the Conference Full? Or was it because I was Christian?

Syrian Refugees: The Latest Target of Xenophobic Fervor

Originally published on EgyptSource Only a few days after former President Mohamed Morsi was ousted by the Egyptian armed forces, more than 200 Syrians refugees were deported from Cairo airport. Egyptian authorities had laid down new regulations for Syrians entering the country only hours before they arrived, sending them back to the Syrian town of … More Syrian Refugees: The Latest Target of Xenophobic Fervor

Egypt’s Street Children: Victims of Political Instability

Egypt’s street children had a lot to gain from the revolution. However, change has come slowly if at all, and in many ways, their cause has been pushed off course. Increasing poverty, a growing informal economy, and continued political instability, have proven challenges to the safety of these children. The issue of street children is … More Egypt’s Street Children: Victims of Political Instability

Even the Trash is Left Alone- Egypt’s Street Children

Originally Published at http://www.wazala.org/2012-07-egypt-blog/#February-2013 “Bayaeen” is the commonly used term in Egypt meaning a ‘seller.’ It is used to describe people who set up little shops on the streets, on carts, on the metro system, in the entries to buildings, corners of intersections, or beggars who sell small items. As the Egyptian economy has stumbled … More Even the Trash is Left Alone- Egypt’s Street Children

اليوم القومى للتضامن مع أطفالنا فى الشارع 23 فبراير 2013

          الائتلاف المصرى لحقوق الطفل اليوم القومى للتضامن مع أطفالنا فى الشارع 23 فبراير 2013 يعلن الإئتلاف المصرى لحقوق الطفل و الشبكة المصرية للهيئات العاملة مع أطفال الشارع تضامنهم مع كافة الأطفال، الذين يقضون معظم او كل وقتهم فى الشارع ويتخذونه مأوى وملاذا لهم ومصدر رزقهم عوضا عن اسرتهم، فيما يخص التالى:  ·        حقهم  فى … More اليوم القومى للتضامن مع أطفالنا فى الشارع 23 فبراير 2013