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Analyst: No Appetite for Inclusive Rights in Egypt

Middle East analyst Nezar al-Sayyad said US Secretary of State John Kerry’s call on Egypt’s new leaders to embrace democracy and press freedom may fall on deaf ears because Egyptians do not seem to be interested.   During his visit to Egypt, Kerry urged Egyptian leaders to uphold the universal rights of freedom of expression, peaceful assembly and association, and due process. But, Al-Sayyad, chair of the University of California Berkeley’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies, said...

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