My Bookmarx 08/06/2011
6 أغسطس 2011 بواسطة Tamer Mowafy
Not Green Data: The Egyptian Political Spectrum
I decided to put the Egyptian political spectrum the way I see it. At the end of the day, I am not an expert in political science nor sociology, so it’s my pleasure if you have any comments on this.
Egyptian troops drive out activists holding Ramadan meal in Tahrir Square – The Washington Post
Egyptian army troops wielding batons and firing in the air dispersed dozens of activists holding a traditional Ramadan meal in Cairo’s central Tahrir square Friday, witnesses said.
Violent police repression of student protests in Chile | Reflections on a Revolution ROAR
Over 500 arrested during running street battles, as student protesters defy official protest ban to demonstrate for equal access to education.
Students Pressure Chile to Reform Education System – NYTimes.com
If the Arab Spring has lost its bloom halfway across the world, people here are living what some have come to call a Chilean Winter. Segments of society that had been seen as politically apathetic only a few years ago, particularly the youth, have taken an unusually confrontational stance toward the government and business elite,
BP ‘has gained stranglehold over Iraq’ after oilfield deal is rewritten | Business | The Observer
BP has been accused of taking a “stranglehold” on the Iraqi economy after the Baghdad government agreed to pay the British firm even when oil is not being produced by the Rumaila field, confidential documents reveal
Bahrain: Shouting in the dark – Programmes – Al Jazeera English
Bahrain: An island kingdom in the Arabian Gulf where the Shia Muslim majority are ruled by a family from the Sunni minority. Where people fighting for democratic rights broke the barriers of fear, only to find themselves alone and crushed.
5 August: Interview on Mubarak Trial – YouTube
Interview with Al-Jazeera, 5 August 2011
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