Books are such a dangerous weapon against oppression… specially when oppressors only read one!

Arabic Literature (in English)

A number of readers were interested in the “On the Second Anniversary: Censorship Concerns” that ran on Jan. 25. The blog “Egypt Source” was interested in a follow-up. 

Excerpted from Egypt Source:

In an interview earlier this year, veteran journalist and novelist Ibrahim Eissa said that, “Before it used to be a fight against political oppression. Now it will be political and religious oppression. The literary text will have to face this.”

Yet, as of this moment, the book publishing industry has not had to face any new restrictions.

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