Travels in body are always also travels in mind. In our Orient-Occident Travelogue dossier, we take a look at the way the self and the other were perceived during the Middle Ages, the age of colonialism, up until today. more »
Never before in the Arab world has a television show unleashed such controversy as the satirical programme "Al Bernameg" ('The Programme') presented by Egyptian television star Bassem Youssef – a furore that was stoked further when its broadcasting slot on the Egyptian broadcaster "CBC" was withdrawn in the wake of the uproar it caused. This makes it a milestone in the history of the freedom of expression in Egypt.