2011 Egyptian revolution

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During the last uprising wave and cracking down on Islamist in Egypt June 30, 2013. All the media outlets have been accused of taking a side, “when you point a camera to a side you neglect the rest of the real scene” Said a protester to me “People are following those media outlets which confirms [&he...
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Apr 22nd, 2014
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Isabelle Merminod and Tim Baster Justice for those who died or were wounded in the revolutionary struggle puts politicians in direct confrontation with the Ministries of Defence and the Interior. No political party has taken that risk. The families of the martyrs and wounded arrived at the Tunis mili...
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Feb 2nd, 2014
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By Neville Teller The history of revolutions demonstrates that they are essentially a process, often lasting several years, not an isolated event. Academic studies, such as The Anatomy of Revolution by Crane Brinton, or Uprising by Mark Almond, have shown how revolutions tend to follow certain recogn...
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Aug 8th, 2013
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Muna Jemal The Ethiopian regime has long been subjected to ideologically motivated harsh criticisms and remarks since the late 1990s when it became evident that it doesn’t intend to implement a full-scale privatization, deregulation and liberalization of strategic economic sectors as per the ne...
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Jul 15th, 2013
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After months of turmoil, the far right and the liberal youth are united in their desire for an efficient government By Avi Asher-Schapiro This article originally appeared on Jacobin. As Egyptians battle over the precise definition of a coup, the wording of constitutional declarations, and the future ...
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Dec 17th, 2012
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By Abdul Rahman Al-Rashed, By: Arab News In the Egyptian arena rages the biggest political, intellectual, popular and elitist media battle. Parties are now fighting over authority, positions, history and the future. The disputed proposed constitution caused bloodshed on both sides, but did anyone exp...
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Nov 25th, 2012
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By Abdul Rahman Al-Rashid, Arab News It was very difficult for anyone to think that President Muhammad Mursi would do that. But his spokesman announced it clearly. He said: “The president is above all and above all other authorities.” He also said that all the decisions taken by the president in the ...
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Oct 30th, 2012
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By Johannes Stern The misnamed Revolutionary Socialists (RS) in Egypt are working out a political alliance with billionaire tycoons, ex-Mubarak-regime officials, operatives of the United Nations, Nasserites and various liberal and pseudo-left parties. On October 18 they published a joint statement on...
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Jun 7th, 2012
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Comrades from Cairo To you at whose side we struggle, From the beginning of the Egyptian revolution, the powers that be have launched a vicious counter-revolution to contain our struggle and subsume it by drowning the people’s voices in a process of meaningless, piecemeal political reforms. This proc...
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May 31st, 2012
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Horace Campbell BACKGROUND OF THE NEWS I have been monitoring the flames and demonstrations that erupted in Egypt while I have been on the road in East Africa for the past two weeks. I have been in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, attending a special symposium on Tajudeen Abdul Raheem organized by the United N...