A Blog by the Editor of The Middle East Journal

Putting Middle Eastern Events in Cultural and Historical Context

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Stark Polarities: Photos of Nile Towers and Ramlat Bulaq

Last month I blogged about the tensions between the huge Nile Towers development along the Nile in Cairo and the adjacent slum of Ramlat Bulaq. Now Al Jazeera English has a picture essay that starkly illustrates the contrast, really opposite poles of Egypt's class divide. Don't miss it.

1 comment:

David Mack said...

Does put Naguib Sawaris in a less than flattering light.