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Article on Ehyptian politics: "Clampdown and Blowback"

From editor's note:

With the election of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to the presidency, the pendulum of Egyptian politics has once again taken a dramatic swing. A former military man, al-Sisi helped orchestrate the coup against his predecessor—President Mohammed Morsi, a member of the Muslim Brotherhood—followed by a severe crackdown on Islamic groups. As historian Elizabeth Perego details, this is not the first effort to suppress the Brotherhood, and these campaigns have usually radicalized the Islamists.

QUERY: Contact Info for Narjiss Nejjar, Leila Marrakachi

Hello -

I'm a PhD student doing dissertation research on recent Moroccan films by Moroccan filmmakers. Does anyone have viable contact information for Narjiss Nejjar and / or Leila Marrakechi, be it personal contact info or via production or distribution companies? Any info is greatly appreciated!

Rebecca Moody