Other international coverage
Also worth noting in brief this morning:
- Declan Walsh and Nour Youssef write for the New York Times about the detention of Ola El-Qaradawi and her husband, who are “helpless pawn[s]” in “a bruising geopolitical feud between the biggest and wealthiest countries in the Middle East.”
- Shir Reuven writes about her experience crossing the border from Israel to Egypt and camping in Sinai for Haaretz.
- Terrorism and deadly attacks have not deterred Egypt’s Christians from worship, Christian Today reports.
- The safety of Christian tourists is brought into question as Egypt prepares to launch the Holy Family Trail, Sonia Farid writes for Al Arabiya.
- “Egyptian authorities must immediately and unconditionally release the journalist and human rights defender, Hisham Gaafar, who will have completed two years in arbitrary pre-trial detention on 21 October,” Amnesty International says.
- Egypt’s crackdown on the LGBTQ community continues to make headlines, with Jacobin Magazine running down history since 2011 and the diving into sting operations on popular LGBTQ dating websites.
- The Intercept chats with the City Always Win’s Omar Hamilton about his part-fiction, part-chronicle of the events since 2011.