H.A. Hellyer

Stories by H.A. Hellyer

The Trial of the Muslim Brotherhood

The result of the trial is likely to entrench the polarization between Egyptians for some time to come.

Critiquing Morsi’s Egypt

EPA An Egyptian supporter of President Mohamed Morsi holds a copy of the Koran next to posters bearing Morsi’s photo … Continued

A conversation with OIC secretary general

AP Protesters chant anti-government slogans during a rally in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt on Oct. 19, 2012. Several thousand … Continued

In Egypt, electing the future of Islam

MAHMUD HAMS AFP/GETTY IMAGES Egyptians wait in a queue outside a polling station in Cairo on May 23, 2012 during … Continued

Counter Islamists and Islam: The new religious opposition

AMR ABDALLAH DALSH REUTERS A girl walks past a Muslim Brotherhood slogan “Islam is the solution” near a polling station … Continued

Can the Muslim Brotherhood survive?

The Muslim Brotherhood (MB), until after the Egyptian revolution began in 2011, was a civil society movement. Then, the leadership … Continued

Revolution could mean the Muslim Brotherhood’s conversion from Islamism

Western policymakers are concerned about the rise of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and elsewhere. But this could mean the … Continued

Will Egypt’s faith in politics last?

MAHMUD HAMS AFP/GETTY IMAGES A girl with her face painted in the colours of the Egyptian flag and the number … Continued

A British lesson in combatting extremism

By H.A. Hellyer Learning lessons is always hard – especially when you’re in a higher position of power than everyone … Continued

Freedom of Expression, Except for Muslims?

By H.A. HellyerFellow, Centre for Research in Ethnic Relations, University of Warwick (UK) Lets go through this: the Danish politician … Continued