Parliamentary Dreams

Taekwondo world champion and member of Egypt's parliament Caroline Maher is determined to be a voice for the voiceless: Egyptians with disabilities.


The Battle over Arab Public Space and Ideas

/ Tahrir Forum

One of the most significant battles taking place these days in the Arab region is about how wide or narrow is the public space available for citizens to express themselves and offer views that differ from or challenge the state.


A Day of Arab Despair and Radical Change

/ Tahrir Forum

Four very different events on the same day all confirm once again the hard consequences of the unsustainable policies that all Arab governments, without exception, pursued since the 1970s.




Arabs, Engage!

It is difficult to predict the outcome of the region’s transformation, but at least one thing is clear: we are witnessing the birth of Arab citizens who express themselves in the public sphere.