Mohamad Elmasry

Dr. Mohamad Elmasry is an Associate Professor of Media and Cultural Studies at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communications at the University of North Alabama. 


Why is Egypt involved in the latest GCC crisis?

Egypt's positions on Qatar and Al Jazeera have nothing to do with "terrorism" and everything to do with autocracy.


Egypt's image crisis has grown worse

Public relations manoeuvring can't save Egypt's government from itself.

Human Rights

Egypt has become an international laughing stock

If Egyptian officials are really interested in improving the country's image, they should take corrective action.

War & Conflict

Another Arab Spring is coming to Egypt

The re-solidification of an authoritarian order and the impending uprising in Egypt.


Revisiting Egypt's 2013 military takeover

A breakdown of the misconceptions surrounding the removal of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi.

Human Rights

Egypt's injustice system

Egypt's justice system is almost completely devoid of justice.


Sisi's ever-widening terrorism net

Hamas terror designation further underscores the politicisation of Egypt's judiciary.


Chapel Hill shooting and western media bigotry

The religious identity of violent perpetrators is only highlighted when they're Muslim.


Egypt's elections: More of the same?

It is doubtful that the outcome of the elections will have any significant effect on Egypt's security or its economy.


Egypt's eliminationism policy redux

Mass death sentences represent a continuation of Egypt's eliminationist policy.


Sisi's speech: Reading between the lines

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's speech does not offer much hope for Egyptian democracy.


Anti-democracy: A response to ElBaradei

The Egyptian opposition leader's criticisms of President Morsi are misguided and hypocritical.