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Rethinking resistance under authoritarianism: civil society and non-contentious forms of contestation in post-uprisings Egypt

By | Posted 29 Jan 2020

In 2018 President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi secured a second presidential term in a constrained political environment exacerbated by his control over the media, prosecution of journalists and activists, and his crackdown on civil society. As a result of such resilient authoritarianism, the optimism that once defined the Egyptian uprisings has turned into cynicism. This paper […]

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