January 4, 2012 Untold Stories
Sharif Abdel Kouddous, Nicole Salazar
Hosni Mubarak’s fall only marked the beginning of a critical transition in Egypt. The historic revolution—Egypt’s quest for democracy, social justice and economic reform—still has a long way to go.
December 14, 2011 Untold Stories
Sharif Abdel Kouddous
On October 9, Egypt’s security forces attacked protesters—mostly Coptic Christians—who had gathered near state media headquarters, resulting in the worst violence since Hosni Mubarak resigned.
December 13, 2011 Untold Stories
Sharif Abdel Kouddous
The first parliamentary elections since the revolution represent a pivotal moment for Egypt. And as protests continue amidst the electoral process, the debate on the street moves to the ballot box.
December 12, 2011 Untold Stories
Sharif Abdel Kouddous, Nicole Salazar
Nearly a year after the Egyptian revolution, families driven out of their homes still live in makeshift tent camps. Some of these families have mobilized to protest unsanitary conditions.
December 12, 2011 Untold Stories
Sharif Abdel Kouddous, Nicole Salazar
Four months after Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak stepped down, protesters again poured into Tahrir Square, demanding faster reforms and a transition to civilian rule.
December 1, 2011 The Progressive
Sharif Abdel Kouddous
As they head for the polls in the first election since the ouster of Hosni Mubarak, Egyptians are confronted with a new challenge: a repressive military that seems determined to retain its power.
Candidate Gamila Ismail at polling station on Kasr Al Aini St. Egypt, 2011.
November 30, 2011 The Nation
Sharif Abdel Kouddous
Even those who cast ballots in Egypt's first post-revolutionary election question whether a new parliament will have the power to make genuine change.
November 29, 2011 Democracy Now
Sharif Abdel Kouddous
Despite days of continuous fighting between security forces and civilians in which more than 40 people were killed, Egyptians went to the polls in the first round of elections for parliament.
November 21, 2011 Democracy Now
Sharif Abdel Kouddous
Violent protests erupted in Tahrir Square a week before the beginning of parliamentary elections. More than a 30 people are reported to have died in clashes with security forces.
November 16, 2011 Untold Stories
Sharif Abdel Kouddous
Citizen journalists in Egypt take personal and professional risks to document police brutality, crackdowns on dissent, and the causes of dissent - paving the way for traditional media to follow.
October 31, 2011 Untold Stories
Sharif Abdel Kouddous
Alaa Abdel Fattah, a prominent Egyptian activist, has been charged with inciting violence during a protest earlier this month. His detention sparked anger toward the ruling military council.
October 24, 2011 Untold Stories
Sharif Abdel Kouddous
The media crackdown in Egypt is worsening as military forces raid news organizations and shut down broadcasts.
October 22, 2011 The Nation
Sharif Abdel Kouddous
Egyptians are preparing to participate in the first election since the ouster of Hosni Mubarak, but many are wary of the outcome, fearing the military regime will stay in power.
October 10, 2011 Untold Stories
Sharif Abdel Kouddous
Sharif Abdul Kouddous offers an eyewitness account of the worst violence in the streets of Cairo since the revolution.
October 4, 2011 Democracy Now
Sharif Abdel Kouddous
Life after Hosni Mubarak has not quite turned out the way Egypt's young revolutionaries expected.
Al Jazeera Mubasher Misr
September 26, 2011 Untold Stories
Sharif Abdel Kouddous
Despite the ousting of former President Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's military council announced it would enforce the Emergency Law already in effect 30 years—sparking outrage and street protests.
Image by Sharif Abdel Kouddous. Egypt, 2011.
September 22, 2011 Foreign Policy
Sharif Abdel Kouddous
Egypt's educational system is a shambles. Teachers and students have gone on a nation-wide strikes to protest the slow pace of reforms under the transitional military government.
September 8, 2011 Untold Stories
Sharif Abdel Kouddous
Maikel Nabil Sanad, an Egyptian democracy activist, was convicted and imprisoned after writing a blog detailing cases of abuse by the military and criticizing the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces
Resistance in Syria - Haitham al-Maleh and son Iyas al-Maleh
September 1, 2011 The Nation
Sharif Abdel Kouddous
More than 2,000 people have been killed in the last several months by Syrian security forces. Human rights lawyer Haitham al-Maleh and his son Iyas are confidant that "the regime is going to hell."
August 18, 2011 The Nation
Sharif Abdel Kouddous, Nicole Salazar
Asmaa Mahfouz was facing prosecution for criticizing the military in a Twitter message.

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