Another victim of the murderous Egyptian dictator, abdel-Fattah El Sisi. I hope Egypt is punished by the US to the fullest extent possible for all the Human Rights abuses perpetrated in the country since El Sisi's Gulf-financed coup. I am never returning to Cairo, where I grew up, until Masr has a freely and democratically-elected … Continue reading Mustafa Kassem RIP
Someone sent me an email recently asking if I really was in a "famous," pioneering rock band in Cairo in the 60s. I'm not sure why this piece of trivia is important, in this day and age, when we all have to deal with the unfortunate reality of this lot... Jair Bolsonaro Viktor Orbán Bashar … Continue reading The Wayback Machine
The picture you see above is of the island in Cairo where I grew up. The red arrow shows the location of the apartment building where I spent my formative, teenage years. The greenery in the front part of the picture is the Gezira Club. This is where I literally spent the first 16 years … Continue reading Zamalek, fein?