Amr Khalifa is an Egyptian analyst/commentator. He published recently in Daily News Egypt, Ahram Online, Mada Masr, Muftah and Arab Media and Society Journal.
Comment: In a police state where freedom of speech is severely restricted, encryption technology provides a platform for organising away from prying eyes, writes Amr Khalifa.
Comment: Unless Sisi changes, he will be changed, writes Amr Khalifa.
Comment: The Egyptian regime is seeking to reduce 'the truth' to its version of it. This counter-revolutionary strategy should be fought off by courageous and principled journalism, writes Amr Khalifa.
The story of Mahmoud Mohamed, an 18 year old imprisoned for wearing a t-shirt, is representative of the cruelty that many young activists have faced in Sisi's Egypt.
Comment: Donald Trump's danger lies not in the remote chance of becoming president, but in normalising hate speech against Muslims and others, writes Amr Khalifa.
Comment: The political forecast will remain gloomy as long as Egypt's leadership undermines efforts to build a system of justice based upon the rule of law, writes Amr Khalifa.
Comment: IS and other groups are gradually eroding whatever credibility Egyptian president Sisi' may have had thanks to a series of devastating attacks and security breaches, argues Amr Khalifa.
Comment: While Western spies are quick to bolster the Islamic State group's claims it downed the Russian jet, Egypt's investigations are unlikely to be transparent, writes Amr Khalifa.
Comment: Egypt's president will be selling falsehoods of freedom and stability, yet European leaders know they are already mired in his swamp, writes Amr Khalifa
Comment: It is a man behind bars who makes those on the outside dream of freedom, writes Amr Khalifa