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Hamad is an independent Scottish-Egyptian activist and writer.

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Sisi's crusade against women influencers reveals regime's deepest fears

29 June, 2020

Comment: The Egyptian regime's crusade against Sama El-Masry and other female influencers is another shameless attempt to police women and their bodies, writes Sam Hamad.

Protect and punish: Can sanctions avoid harming Syrians, too?

17 June, 2020

Comment: The Caesar Act's purpose is noble, but with the economy in ruins and Russia waiting in the wings, more sanctions risk entrenching Syrian misery, writes Sam Hamad.

Facing defeat, Haftar makes a transparent bid for peace

11 June, 2020

Comment: Sisi's counter-revolutionary track record and Haftar's war on Tripoli put their overtures to peace on very shaky ground, writes Sam Hamad.

Trump brutalizes black lives with 'law and order' war

02 June, 2020

Comment: America was built on racist institutions, and Trump is doing his best to ensure they remain that way, writes Sam Hamad.

UN failures put fate of Syrians in Assad's hands

19 May, 2020

Comment: The UN's imbalanced and unjust structure is allowing Assad to weaponise aid to vulnerable Syrians, writes Sam Hamad.

How jail became a death sentence for Egyptian filmmaker

04 May, 2020

Comment: Medical negligence for political prisoners means time in Egyptian jail is nothing short of a death sentence, writes Sam Hamad.

Egypt's Sisi legislates against coronavirus, and his people

28 April, 2020

Comment: Sisi is taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to expand his already autocratic grip on power, and to protect Egypt's elites, writes Sam Hamad.

Assad's henchmen in the dock, Syrians inch towards justice

22 April, 2020

Comment: Assad's torturous regime prevails, but the trial in Germany that puts his accused henchmen in the dock is a step closer to justice for Syrians, writes Sam Hamad.

Report on Assad chemical attacks, too little, too late

07 April, 2020

Comment: For the victims of Assad's chemical warfare, the damage inflicted by these attacks, and by the Russian propaganda surrounding them, has already been done, writes Sam Hamad.

UAE coronavirus aid to Syrians shouldn't mean rehabilitating Assad

30 March, 2020

Comment: Don't be fooled, it's not humanitarian help UAE is offering Assad, its normalisation of his tyrannical regime, writes Sam Hamad

Coronavirus in service of authoritarianism

25 March, 2020

Comment: Authoritarian governments from China to the US are weaponizing the coronavirus to seize greater power, writes Sam Hamad.

Coronavirus spreads in Egypt, Sisi puts truth on lockdown

17 March, 2020

Comment: The main victims of Sisi's efforts to obscure the truth will be the poorest Egyptians, writes Sam Hamad.

Sam Hamad
Sam Hamad

Hamad is an independent Scottish-Egyptian activist and writer.

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