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“I felt betrayed by the revolution itself” – Yasmine El Baramawy about ‘sexual terrorism’ and revolutionary inadequacies

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Yasmine El Baramawy’s brave TV appearance has made her a well known activist in the fight against sexual harassment and sexual violence. She – and other women – were sexually violated during a protest against president Mohamed Morsi’s constitutional declaration … Continue reading

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Yasmine El Baramawy – a musical introduction to the composer and activist

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One of the most intense hours of my last Cairo stay were those two spent with Yasmine El Baramawy. Yasmine has talked publicly about the group sexual violence she (and many other women) had experienced during a protest against president … Continue reading

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Portrait of Dina Abouelsoud in English et en français

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Pleased to find a – shortened – version of my portrait for the German weekly paper “Der Freitag” on arte.tv in English and French and German.

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“Dina’s Hostel”

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Last time in Cairo, I stayed at Dina’s Hostel for a while and decided that Dina, the owner, should be interviewed. She is not only a hostel owner but also a feminist acivist. I have written a portrait for the … Continue reading

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“Die ägyptische Revolution im öffentlichen Raum”

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Mittwoch, 03.08.2011 um 19.30 Uhr in der Sendung Zeitreisen von Deutschlandradio Kultur läuft mein halbstündiges Stück “Auf der Großbaustelle einer neuen Gesellschaft – Die ägyptische Revolution im öffentlichen Raum” Hier kann die Sendung nachgehörtgelesen werden. Der rote Faden ist mein … Continue reading

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Presseschau I: Frauen/Ägyptische Revolution

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Aus aktuellem Anlaß (s. u.) hier mein kurzer Kommentar für das popkulturell-feministische Missy Magazine (Ausgabe II/2011), der dort etwas verhackstückt im Mai erschien: Frauen sind an der ägyptischen Revolutionsbewegung nicht beteiligt, sie sind eine treibende Kraft. „Wenn Du Dich für … Continue reading

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“Focus on women in public space” – Nazra for feminist studies

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I visited Nazra for feminist studies in Cairo for an interview with Nawara Belal. The audio files below are all in English and pretty much self-explanatory. Nazra ist eine noch junge Organisation für feministische Studien in Kairo. In dem neuen … Continue reading

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