American Weapons Won’t End Egypt’s Insurgency
Sunday afternoon, police and military forces killed 12 civilians — among them eight Mexican tourists — having a picnic near the Farfara Oasis in the Western Desert. The state claims they were in an unauthorized area and they mistook them for “terrorists,” although the tour operator told the BBC they were... Read more
After Fleeing the Army, One Egyptian Soldier Witnessed a Massacre
It was around 4 a.m. when Hamada received the text message he had been dreading. “We’re coming. Get out.” The message came from a number he did not recognize, but he knew who had sent it and what it meant. Before Hamada had deserted from the army a month... Read more

Emily Crane Linn

Freelance writer and anthropologist based in Cairo.

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