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Samira Ibrahim

The Contradiction of Samira Ibrahim

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 05.14.2013 | World
Abraham H. Foxman

For supporters of political reform in the Middle East, the contradictory postures of Samira Ibrahim -- the Egyptian feminist activist who publicly shared her hostile views of America, Jews and Israel -- is an opportunity to address prevalent hatreds and intolerance that endure in the "new" Egypt.

Activist's Anti-Semitic Tweets Spark Massive Controversy

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 03.08.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is postponing an award for an Egyptian activist who rallied worldwide attention against forced "virginity tests...

Waiting for the Military Trial

Alaa Al Aswany | Posted 05.14.2012 | World
Alaa Al Aswany

By the standards of the Military Council, justice means that Egyptians can be shot dead, blinded, sexually abused and dragged through the streets, without a word of objection. When we say that the Military Council is responsible for all these crimes, the Military Council gets angry and sees us as provocateurs trying to bring down the state.

The Unfinished Revolution: We Must Stand Shoulder to Shoulder With the Egyptian Protesters

Bianca Jagger | Posted 03.26.2012 | World
Bianca Jagger

The Egyptian peoples' revolution that began a year ago today must not be allowed to be hijacked by the military. The Egyptians, more than ever, need the support of the international community during this critical period, to achieve their goals.

Egypt Bans Forced Virginity Tests

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 02.26.2012 | World

CAIRO — An Egyptian court on Tuesday ordered the country's military rulers to stop the use of "virginity tests" on female detainees, in a rare c...

‘Virginity Test’ Victim Awaits Her Verdict

GlobalPost | Posted 11.23.2011 | World

Samira Ibrahim, who pursued legal action against the Egyptian military for allegedly forcing her to undergo a 'virginity test,' anxiously awaits the v...