Death of Idir: the voiceless Kabyle people

The hecatombe, it is the word which returns from now on in the flow of the networks so much the dead follow one another on the side of music. The latest, that of Idir, 70, announced by the family on the official Facebook page: “We regret to announce the death of our father [à tous], […]

Mubarak, the pharaoh overthrown by the Arab Spring

Hosni Mubarak, the last “pharaoh” of Egypt, died on Tuesday at the age of 91. A former bomber who never expected to be president. But the murder of his predecessor Anwar Sadat in October 1981 during a military parade, when he was by his side, precipitated his rise to power. Few thought it would last. […]

Egypt erases traces of the 2011 revolution

What remains of the Egyptian revolution? This question is posed with sharpness every January 25 when Tahrir Square, symbolic place of the 2011 popular uprising in the heart of Cairo, is crisscrossed by the police. The only rallies allowed on that day celebrate National Police Day. Nine years after the fall of President Hosni Mubarak, […]