Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
23 - 29 December 1999
Issue No. 461
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875 Issues navigation Current Issue Previous Issue Back Issues

'Playing by the rules'
It often seems as though civil society has been left out of the political equation in which the state attempts to reassert its hegemony as the Islamists make their bid for a piece of the pie. Is there no room to manoeuvre between the two poles? Omayma Abdel-Latif harvests views from across the political spectrum
'No partners in power'
Caught in the crossfire
Civil society institutions have been squeezed between state and Islamists for the past two decades. in the third instalment of the 1999 Ramadan debate, Al-Ahram Weekly looks into the breakdown of two important structures
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