Sarah Carr
Sarah came to Egypt ten years ago to explore the half of her personality she hadn’t figured out before. The daughter of a British father and an Egyptian mother, she studied Arabic and Law at the School of Oriental and read more
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Blog: Ludicrous trials and ordinary madness
There has been much anger and many public expressions of shock at the prison sentences handed down to
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For Bassem
Death is the carbon paper on which the events of the past three years were etched, the constant uninvited
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Boxed in
I (very) briefly grappled with whether to vote, or boycott this referendum but after the experience of
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Sexual assault and the state: A history of violence
Sarah Carr | This article contains strong language and graphic sexual content. ​Hend (not her real name), an outspoken
Ahmed Mourad and the literary insult to intelligence
Sherif Azer | Dear Ahmed Mourad, I experienced steadily rising fury from the first page of your novel, “1919,”
From the campaigns: End of the line
Sarah Carr | Shubra al-Kheima is at the end of the line. From the lofty vista of its metro station, it is as if a
The anniversary of tension: Blog
Sarah Carr | For no discernible reason, attendees of the April 6 Youth Movement presser were made to wait outside
Sisi in the words of others
Sarah Carr |   Tahrir Square on January 25, 2014 said everything you need to know about what others have said
Breakfast with Mada: Bassem Youssef on cracking the walls
Sarah Carr | Every Thursday Mada Masr invites someone interesting to the office on the promise of a hearty
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