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Mostafa Hussein

I am an Egyptian physician and blogger living in Cairo, with lots of interests including current Egyptian affairs and blogging. I am also a member of the Egyptian GNU/Linux User Group. I blog here.

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Latest posts by Mostafa Hussein

6 January 2006

Egypt: The Massacre of the Sudanese Refugees

Photo by Nora. The tragic and bloody end of the Sudanese sit-in is still the main discussion topic in the Egyptian blogosphere. It is another brutal police action that I...

16 December 2005

Egypt: Elections ends and more

Finally the elections of the People's Assembly (the lower house of the Egyptian Parliament) are over. With a bloody end and surprising results, that would probably heat the political debate...

2 December 2005

Egyptian bloggers and parliamentary elections

Elections This week we had the re-run of the second stage and the first run of the third stage of parliamentary elections. The second stage was the most violent. Although...

25 November 2005

Thuggery is the solution

The second stage of Egpytian elections were marked by violence and wide spread irregularities. Officially one died during the first run of the elections and several wounded. But opposition newspapers...

18 November 2005

Egypt: Abdolkarim, the Elections and the Muslim Brotherhood

This week bloggers discussed Abdolkarim's release, the resuls of the the first stage of legislative elections and more. Abdolkarim After the release of Abdolkarim. Malek went to meet him personally...

14 November 2005

Abdolkarim released

The Egyptian blogger who was detained by secutiry forces on the 26th of October has been released. Previously covered on GVO here, here and here. Karim wrote about his own...

4 November 2005

Justice for Abdolkarim

The events of the 21st of October did not end in complete peace. A new alarming, yet not directly related, development took place. This time shaking the Egyptian bloggosphere more...

30 October 2005

From the Egyptian blogs

Some bloggers are angry over the news of the 14 years old kid who is facing death sentence in Saudi Arabia. Freedom for Egyptians and Ritzy are pointing that the...

24 October 2005

Religious harmony severed in Egypt

The Egyptian blogosphere has been agitated by the events in Alexandria that shook the country. Four died (3 killed by riot poilce), tens wounded and 100 detained after 5000 angry...

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