Amelia Smith is a London-based writer and journalist who has reported from across the Middle East and North Africa. Her first book, The Arab Spring Five Years On, was published in 2016.
Comment: The authoritarian Egyptian state is imprisoning and punishing family members of of political prisoners, writes Amelia Smith.
Comment: The Premier League star's charitable efforts are helping fuel a propaganda campaign benefiting a corrupt president, writes Amelia Smith.
Comment: Egypt's election farce only shows the president's weakness, writes Amelia Smith.
Comment: Britain is taking advantage of Egypt's corruption and turmoil to generate economic return, writes Amelia Smith.
Comment: The West has backed three massacres in Egypt. On the anniversary of Rabaa it’s time to withdraw support, writes Amelia Smith.
Comment: A Palestinian child gets longer jail time for throwing stones than Azaria received for his cold-blooded execution, writes Amelia Smith.
Comment: Six years after he resigned, Mubarak has still not been held accountable for violence under his rule, demonstrating the culture of impunity enjoyed by Egypt's officials, writes Amelia Smith.
Comment: Wednesday marks the 46th anniversary of the death of Nasser - a leader who established the aggressive police state we see at work in Egypt today, writes Amelia Smith
Comment: The Foreign Affairs Select Committee's farcical u-turn over suspending arms sales to Saudi Arabia, demonstrates a deeply immoral and irresponsible policy, writes Amelia Smith
Comment: BDS activists for Palestine and the #BlackLivesMatter movement have much in common in their fight against state-sanctioned segregation, racism and smear campaigns, writes Amelia Smith