tahrir square

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 9th, 2014
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Presidential hopeful Mansour ‘will declare war on Ethiopia,’ ban alcohol, social media. In a private TV interview, well known lawyer Mortada Mansour shared on Monday his views and plans about the future of Egypt, if he were to become its president. Hopeful presidential candidate Mortada Mansour said ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 6th, 2014
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By K. P. Fabian Now that three years have elapsed since the 2011 Revolution in Egypt, it is pertinent, nay, imperative, to ask the central question: Where is Egypt? Where is it going? On January 25, 2011 Egyptians shed fear of their repressive government that had deprived them of their human rights f...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 28th, 2014
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by Richard Falk The Meaning of a 98.1% Vote In mid-January, there was a vote in Egypt as to whether to approve a constitution drafted by a 50-person committee appointed by the interim government put in place after the military coup carried out on July 3, 2013. The constitution was approved by 98.1% o...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jul 23rd, 2013
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By Sekhemib Hebeny, IndepthAfrica Cairo: No less than10 people were killed and over 70 wounded in deadly clashes across Egypt between followers and opponents of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi as tension increased on the nation’s new authority to release the Islamist leader. Clashes sta...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 13th, 2013
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ዓምላካችን ያበረከተላትን ይህን ኃብቷን (አባይን) ለሕዝቦቻቸው ሕይወትና ደህንነት በማዋል እንዲጠቀሙበት ከጎረቤት ወዳጂ አገሮች ጋር በለጋስነት በጋራ ለመካፈል ዝግጁ ብትሆንም፤ ይህን የውሃ ንብረቷን በቁጥር እየጨመረ ለሚሄደው ሕዝቧና በማደግ ላይ ላለው ኢኮኖሚ ጥቅም እንዲውል ማድረግ የኢትዮጵያ ተቀዳሚና የተቀደሰ ግዴታዋ ነው።” ቀዳማዊ ኃይለ ሥላሴ፤ ጥቅምት 1957 ዓም “Watercourse States shall in their respective territories utilize...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jul 3rd, 2013
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Abdul Fatah Khalil al-Sisi, head of the Egyptian armed forces has announced that Egypt’s constitution has been suspended. In his statement delivered at just after 21.00 hours in Cairo he said the new roadmap will also mean the head of the Constitutional Court will manage the affairs of state until a ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 3rd, 2013
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By Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica Armoured vehicles, APCs, deploy in area near main pro-Morsi rally in Cairo, witnesses tell Reuters. Egypt army erects barbed wire, barriers around barracks where President Morsi is working, witnesses tell Reuters. King Albert II of Belgium announces he will abdicate on J...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 18th, 2013
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Since the “Arab Spring” came to Egypt and the Muslim Brotherhood assumed power, sexual harassment, abuse, and rape of women has skyrocketed.  This graph, which shows an enormous jump in sexual harassment beginning around January 2011, when the Tahrir revolts began, certainly demonstrates as much. Its...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Feb 1st, 2013
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Police fire water cannon and tear gas at protesters in Cairo during violent demonstrations about the country’s leadership.   Protesters throwing stones at security forces in Cairo One person has been killed and dozens injured during clashes between police and protesters in the Egyptian capital ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 31st, 2013
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Mariz Tadros The eruption of protests, violence and civil disobedience in Egypt this month is a replay of the scene in 2011 before the status quo was ruptured, but the current regime’s attacks on women and religious minorities in order to quell opposition is more pervasive than anything seen before, ...