Amira Elghawaby

Amira Elghawaby is a journalist and human rights advocate living in Ottawa. Her work has appeared in various publications and online including the Globe and Mail and the Toronto Star. Her stories have also been broadcast nationally on CBC-Radio. Follow her on Twitter @AmiraElghawaby

Amira Elghawaby
News
Dec 23, 2013
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Ten progressive movie picks for the holidays

Amira Elghawaby
Regardless of how we consume film, rabble rousers want more than the typical Hollywood fare, right? Here are ten picks to keep you entertained through the holiday.
Podcast
Oct 24, 2012

Dr. Barbara Perry on Islamophobia

Needs No Introduction
In this podcast, Dr. Barbara Perry discusses her work on the Islamophobia faced by Muslims in Ontario.
Book Review
Oct 11, 2012
Alif the Unseen

Alif the Unseen: Imagining the Arab Spring

Amira Elghawaby
Alif the Unseen brings together the mystical elements of Islam and the hardcore digital age that helped topple dictators in the Middle East.
Book Review
Jul 26, 2012
Omar Khadr, Oh Canada

New book backs justice for Omar Khadr

Amira Elghawaby
As in an artful kaleidoscope, Janice Williamson's book has brought together the voices and sentiments of those who refuse to look away from Omar Khadr.
News
May 10, 2012

Rick Salutin: Is dissent alive and well in Canada?

Amira Elghawaby
Rick Salutin spoke to an Ottawa audience in April about the role dissent plays in media and politics. Watch an exclusive video clip highlight, in this report of the event.

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