My Bookmarx 02/23/2012
23 فبراير 2012 بواسطة Tamer Mowafy
Egypt police violence: Casualties and individual cases | Amnesty International
“The Cairo University Hospitals alone received some 269 injured people during the protests as well as seven of the 11 deaths that took place in the capital. “
AIUK : Egypt: Recent security force policing ‘reminiscent of Mubarak’ era
A year after the uprising, Egypt’s security forces continue to kill protestors with the same brutal tactics used in Hosni Mubarak’s last days in power, Amnesty International said after concluding that riot police used excessive force in policing recent protests in Cairo and Suez.
€130bn plaster leaves Greece independent in name only | World news | The Guardian
“Bailout not the end of country’s troubles. It simply postpones the inevitable: more financial strife and an exit from the euro”
When an ‘NGO’ is not an NGO: Twists and turns under Egyptian skies – Opinion – Al Jazeera English
A confusing controversy between the United States and Egypt is unfolding. It has already raised tensions in the relationship between the two countries to a level that has not existed for decades. It results from moves by the military government in Cairo to go forward with the criminal prosecution of 43 foreigners, including 19 US citizens, for unlawfully carrying on the work of unlicensed public interest organisations that improperly, according to Egyptian law, depend on foreign funding.
New Texts Out Now: Lila Abu-Lughod and Anupama Rao, Women’s Rights, Muslim Family Law, and the Politics of Consent
Lila Abu-Lughod and Anupama Rao, editors, Women’s Rights, Muslim Family Law, and the Politics of Consent. Special issue of SOCIALDIFFERENCE-ONLINE (December 2011).
[SOCIALDIFFERENCE-ONLINE is a publication of the Center for the Critical Analysis of Social Difference at Columbia University, an advanced study center that promotes innovative interdisciplinary scholarship on the role of gender, sexuality, ethnicity, and race in global dynamics of power and inequality
Communization or GTFO?: a short piece on how we use propaganda | libcom.org
A short piece exploring some common issues and objections when it comes to agitational material.
Official: EU to provide Egypt with US$500 million in aid | Egypt Independent
The European Union intends to support Egypt’s economy with US$500 million in response to a request by the Egyptian government, a senior EU official said Tuesday.
The money is part of the International Monetary Fund’s economic reform program and will be disbursed within 18 months, said Heliodoro Temprano Arroyo, the European Commission’s director general for economic and financial affairs.
الذين أخرجوا من ديارهم… عن بعض ما حدث في العامرية | المبادرة المصرية للحقوق الشخصية
يقف أمام ورشته في الشارع الضيق، يحاول نبيل الشاب النحيف أن ينهى عمله على سيارة أحد زبائنه. يعلم أن هناك خطب ما سيحدث اليوم، بعد أن تم احتجاز شقيقه مراد أمس في قسم شرطة مركز العامرية بالإسكندرية، إثر شائعات سارت في قرية “شربات” التابعة للمركز عن تورط مراد في تصوير إحدى بنات مسلمي القرية وهي متعرية له.
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