Al Jazeera verdict shows old habits die hard in el-Sissi’s Egypt
OMAR EL AKKAD
— The Globe and Mail
But for a brief blip these past few years, Egypt has for decades been a country in which there existed only one authorized point of view – and anyone who questioned it too loudly would soon find themselves doing so from the inside of a prison cell. Since the revolution of 2011, thousands of activists have struggled – and many lost their lives – in an effort to change that reality.