Al-Ahram Weekly Online   21 - 27 April 2011
Issue No. 1044
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Reform and revolution
The entire modern history of Egypt is characterised by the to and fro between forces of political reform and forces of revolution that break free when reform fails, writes Abdel-Moneim Said
Shared traditions and religious tolerance
In Part II of this series, Jill Kamil traces the amity between Muslim and Christian under the Fatimids and Ayyubids
The bumpy path of revolution
The opposite of a police state is freedom and democracy for all. It is the only way forward, but getting it right may take practice, writes Ahmed Naguib Roushdy
Staying human: the legacy of Vittorio Arrigoni
Those who murdered Italian activist Vittorio Arrigoni lost the humanity he spent his life defending, writes Ramzy Baroud
Is multi-culturalism dead in Europe?
The challenge to multi-culturalism in Europe, for some, is just Islamophobia by another name, writes El-Sayed Amin Shalabi
To reign, not to rein
If the monarchies of the Arab world believe they are untouchable they are mistaken, writes Ayman El-Amir

An uncommon agenda

Close up:
Square tactics
By Salama A Salama

Crimes of the ex-president
By Abdallah El-Ashaal

This week:
Khaled Galal

Cartoon by Gomaa

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