RANIA AL MALKY: No matter reservations we have about the next parliament, clearly to be dominated by Islamists, it must be given full authority…
RANIA AL MALKY: SCAF’s advisory council should think twice before accepting (at best) a vague role that can only inflame an already tense climate.
RANIA AL MALKY: No apology will suffice to reverse the insult that such a blatantly false claim has dealt to the memory of the victims…
RANIA AL MALKY: Time for the SCAF to get off its high horse, relinquish its self-interest and prove the good intentions to which it has only paid lip service.
RANIA AL MALKY: Time is running out before the first anniversary of Jan 25. This time, Egyptians won’t wait 30 years before finding their way to Tahrir.
RANIA AL MALKY: A revolution in attitudes towards the religious other is what’s needed. The current focus will only take us to the hell of sectarian violence.
LUCY EMMERSON: As Saleh, Al-Assad and Gadaffi watch this trial, the message must be clear: no one is above the law, everyone will someday be held to account.
MICHAEL J. TOTTEN: I’ve spent a lot of time with the key players in Egypt’s developing democracy. It’s very clear that the real battle for the country’s – and the region’s – future has just begun.
LUCY EMMERSON: Now is not the time to let “women’s issues” fall to the back of the agenda; they must not be deprived of the dignity that they have fought for.
M. LYNX-QUALEY: Son of an acclaimed literary family, Tamim al-Barghouti’s ‘weird accent and non-Egyptian features’ seem to be a problem for some in Egypt…
ZEINOBIA: Lack of leadership has been a blessing but it is also a curse because without a central vision who can speak to the SCAF on behalf of the revolution?
RABAB FAYAD, CGNEWS: Though the attention of the world has moved from Egypt to the strife in Libya there is a lot to be done to ensure the ideals of the revolution are fully realised.
JAMES M. DORSEY: Tunisian and Egyptian reluctance to restart football reflects the changing role of soccer and the sense of empowerment felt by fans.