Political & cultural affairs analyst / commentator. Mainly Egypt. I write in English and french. Worked 14 years in IT, Telco, and PR in France, Africa and Middle East.
Latest posts by Victor Salama
27 January 2014
Abdel Fattah El Sissi's promotion to field marshall has created a buzz online, with many wondering whether it paves the way for him to run for presidency.
29 November 2013
Prominent Egyptian blogger and activist Alaa Abd El Fattah was arrested in Cairo late Thursday night. Supporters suspect the arrest took place under Egypt's new anti-protest law.
27 November 2013
Eighty-nine activists who are part of the No Military Trial campaign have been arrested by the Egyptian Ministry of Interior following new anti-protest law issued by interim president Adly Mansour.
19 November 2013
Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef has decided to terminate his contract with the program's host channel, CBC. The saga continues after the popular show was taken off air.
9 November 2013
Posters showing former chief of staff of the Egyptian Armed Forces Sami Anan in what seems to be election campaign posters have gone viral. Victor Salama has more
7 November 2013
The emergence of a torture video in a police station in Egypt has sparked anger online. Are the police back to their dirty tactics or is police torture systematic?
2 November 2013
Egyptians held their breath waiting for Bassem Youssef's satirical TV show Al Bernameg; Now, on the eve of it's second episode, the programme was taken off air.
28 October 2013
How ready is Egypt for Bassem Youssef's latest round of satire? Netizens react to the first episode of El Bernameg (The Programme), which was greeted with lawsuits.