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The banality of censorship: A decade of war against the arts in Sisi’s Egypt

The relationship between the arts and politics in Egypt is as old as the republic. Over the decades, Egyptian artists, willingly or begrudgingly, have been drawn towards circles of power. Their images have been moulded, manipulated, and in cases of dissent, distorted by the nation’s successive regimes.