Month: January 2011

Mister President’s Circus

After President Mubarak was gone, and the mass euphoria afterwards, Egypt slipped loudly and proudly into chaos. One thing was certain, the drumrolls at the nighttime shows. It is a reportage about the military state through its most magical department, the state circus.

In Her Football Shoes

“Fight! Fight! Fight!” shouts the couch. It is a small leap for Faiza, but a giant one for women’s football in Egypt.