Alain Gresh

War & Conflict

Don't let ISIL divide France

ISIL's objective is to cause a split in French society and it is important not to fall into the trap.


It's going to get worse for French Muslims

The problem with drawings that fuel sectarian tensions.


What does French vote really mean for Palestine?

To really make a difference, France must go beyond rhetorical statements.

Human Rights

I was arrested for chatting in a Cairo cafe

French journalist Alain Gresh describes his detention in Egypt's capital and wonders what it says ab


Three years later: Was it a revolution?

Scepticism and disappointment have regained the upper hand after the popular uprising in 2011.