THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

{mosimage} 3 February ~ In a blog for the Independent, Alex Hochuli has explained that the 74 deaths at a football match in Port Said on Wednesday night were not just the tragic result of another football disaster. He argues that it would be a mistake to simply treat the events as another in a long line of football catastrophes, in which lazy or corrupt officials fail to provide security. The causes of the violence are much broader. Politics has impacted heavily on other aspects of life in post-revolution Egypt. Since last year's uprising, political stability and security have deteriotated in the Arab world's most populous country. This disaster needs to be understood in a wide politcal context. To read the blog click here.

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