Tom Rollins

Tom Rollins is a Cairo-based freelance journalist.

 
Tom Rollins is a Cairo-based freelance journalist. @rollinz
 
Opinion
Tom Rollins
Refuge and the myth of the liberal welcome
It is a welcome with caveats: asylum comes with a time limit, rights with conditions
Tom Rollins
The murder of British MP Jo Cox is political
Last week, on a grey-looking street with a little cafe and a dry cleaning shop, in a town that could
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Under the pavement
You can be forgiven for thinking June 30 was the end of something and the beginning of something else.
 
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features
The difficult route of returning to Syria
Tom Rollins | Now that the balance of power is tilting toward the regime, who will be able to go back?
Europe’s migration trade with Egypt
Sofian Philip Naceur and Tom Rollins | Is cooperation between Egypt and the EU putting migrants at risk?
Egypt’s anti-smuggling bill: New criminals, old victims
Muhammad al-Kashef and Tom Rollins | Parliament passes landmark anti-smuggling law, but what will it change?
Is Egypt the new gateway to Europe?
Muhammad al-Kashef and Tom Rollins | There has been a notable change in the demographic using the Central Mediterranean route to Italy: while
The socio-economics of diaspora
Tom Rollins | The majority of Syrian refugees registered with UNHCR in Egypt are now classed as “severely vulnerable,”
Education interrupted
Tom Rollins | Syrians in Egypt “live like any Egyptian citizen” with access to housing, healthcare and education,
 
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News
Smugglers could face life sentence under new migration bill