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Woman Is (still) the Nigger of the World

The disgraceful scenes in Tahrir Square today, where Egyptian women gathered to celebrate International Women’s Day, and were abused and assaulted by Egyptian men (one of whom called out: “Go back to the kitchen, where you belong”), shows how backward … Continue reading

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Andree Chedid

The Egyptian-born poet and novelist Andree Chedid died in Paris on Sunday, aged 90. She wrote in French and was a very good poet. If interested you can find some English translations of her work here… http://www.poetryconnection.net/poets/Andree_Chedid

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