Most recent article by: Samir Grees

Protests in Cairo (photo: AP)

An Interview with the Egyptian Author May Telmissany

For Secularism and Civil Society

In order not to leave the field open to fundamentalists, numerous Egyptian activists and intellectuals have expressed their commitment to the establishment of a civil and secular state. The author May Telmissany is among them. An interview by Samir GreesMore

Demonstration atTahrir Square in Cairo (photo: AP)

The Merit Publishing House in Cairo

A Mecca for Intellectuals, a Centre of the Revolution

The Merit publishing house was only founded in 1998, but quickly assumed a key role in the country's political opinion making. Samir Grees visited the Merit offices and spoke to founder Muhammad HashimMore