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Nominated for an Anna Lindh Journalism award

September 9, 2011

The following are a series of article I’ve written over the past months, and for which I was nominated for an Anna Lindh journalism award. (woohoo!🙂 )

The first articles were written during the early days of the revolution; the last one is datedMay 25th 2011– fifteen weeks after Mubarak’s abdication and the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces’ jump in the breach when we were out celebrating.

The articles draw a chronological order not only of the revolution, but also of how it affected me as a person and a journalist – small to big picture, personal vs. analytical…

And they end not on an upbeat everythingwillbebettermyfriend note, but rather on cautious worrying. Which is still my attitude vis-à-vis the ongoing events, I guess.

Thank you, as always, for reading – and please keep your fingers crossed for me on October 6th, when the award winner is announced!

All articles in one file (PDF)

1. Bakers defy curfews to continue providing bread. Al-Masry Al-Youm,31 January 2011

2. Detained in Cairo. The New Yorker,4 February 2011

3. A Cautious Faith in the Army. The New York Times,14 February 2011

4. The ‘Demubarakization’ of Egypt. The New York Times, 1 March 2011

5. The Muslim Brotherhood in post-revolutionary Egypt. Daily News Hurriyet, 1 March 2011

6. Egyptian Women Eye Revolutionary Role. Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 8 March 2011

7. Egyptian revolution inspires Artists. Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 11 March 2011

8. Egypt’s Revolution 2.0. Foreign Policy Magazine, 25 May 2011

2 Comments leave one →
  1. September 9, 2011 10:54 am

    Congratulations Mohamed – Very well deserved and good luck for the award. Hope you’re well and that we can meet again soon somewhere in the world!

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