Alessandra Bajec

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Alessandra Bajec

Alessandra Bajec is a freelance journalist specialising in the Middle East and North Africa. Between 2010 and 2011 she lived in Palestine, and she is based in Cairo since 2013. Her articles have appeared in the Middle East Eye, The New Arab and rt.com among others.

Twitter: @AlessandraBajec

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Le parole di al-Sisi e le opzioni degli egiziani

Tagliati fuori i possibili rivali dalla corsa elettorale, l’Egitto ha rieletto al-Sisi suo presidente; benché l’esito del voto di fine marzo fosse scontato, non sono mancati però accorati appelli al popolo a votare, repressione del dissenso e guerra alla stampa...

The long, unwon battle of Egyptian women

Six years after the Arab uprisings began, the status of women has not improved in most of the region. In Egypt, things are certainly lagging behind as women’s political, economic and social demands remain unfulfilled...

Deradicalization plans for returning jihadists: the case of Tunisia

In late September 2017, the Tunisian government announced its aim to deradicalize the 2,000-2,500 returning Tunisians who fought alongside the Islamic State in Syria, Iraq and Libya. How the program will work and whether it will be successful is largely unknown...