Ahmed Abdalla


Ahmed Abdalla is the author of The Student Movement and National Politics in Egypt (London: al-Saqi, 1985).

Articles by this Author
Egypt's Islamists and the State

Human Rights and Elusive Democracy

The practice of human rights cannot wait until all political systems have become democratic. Human rights, in their vast range, can be protected under non-democratic regimes and violated under democratic ones. Still, human rights and democracy...

Mubarak's Gamble

Egyptians pride themselves on their historic endurance and their ability to survive under almost all conditions. But even before the Gulf crisis erupted in August, there had been a great sense of worry and uncertainty regarding the future. The...