Mohamad Elmasry

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. 

Egypt

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.

Why is Egypt involved in the latest GCC crisis?

Media

Egypt's image crisis has grown worse

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

Egypt's image crisis has grown worse

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.

Egypt has become an international laughing stock

War & Conflict

Another Arab Spring is coming to Egypt

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

Another Arab Spring is coming to Egypt

Politics

Revisiting Egypt's 2013 military takeover

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

Revisiting Egypt's 2013 military takeover

Human Rights

Egypt's injustice system

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

Egypt's injustice system

Politics

Sisi's ever-widening terrorism net

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

Sisi's ever-widening terrorism net

Media

Chapel Hill shooting and western media bigotry

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

Chapel Hill shooting and western media bigotry

Politics

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 elections: More of the same?

Politics

Egypt's eliminationism policy redux

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

Egypt's eliminationism policy redux

Politics

Sisi's speech: Reading between the lines

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

Sisi's speech: Reading between the lines

Politics

Anti-democracy: A response to ElBaradei

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

Anti-democracy: A response to ElBaradei