Mohamed El-Shewy is a freelance writer and analyst based in Germany.
Mohamed El-Shewy is a freelance writer and analyst based in Germany. His research interests lie in transitional justice, authoritarianism, social movements, and democratization studies. From 2012 to 2015, he was a transitional justice researcher at the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) in Cairo. He holds a masters in human rights from the London School of Economics (LSE).
Saudi Arabia’s focus on Iranian containment is pushing it to seek Egypt’s military help in Yemen.
Driven by its distrust of organized political groups, Sisi's regime has gone to considerable lengths to depoliticize the parliament and the country's new “political” elite.
Transitional justice in Egypt cannot be pursued effectively in the current climate of division and polarization.
The events of June 30 demonstrate that without a strong alternative to a military dominated state or one co-opted by the Muslim Brotherhood, unrest will continue.
How Egyptians approach the process of reconciling with remnants of the old regime could have major long-term implications for the country.