My Bookmarx 06/19/2013
19 يونيو 2013 بواسطة Tamer Mowafy
Turkey: A History of Sexual Violence | Global Development Professionals Network | Guardian Professional
“The rape and torture of Kurdish prisoners in Turkey are disturbingly commonplace”
BBC News – Africa’s middle class: Fact or fiction?
“Africa’s billion-plus population is increasingly being investigated by foreign and local companies alike for signs of a burgeoning middle class.”
BBC News – Africa rising – but who benefits?
“Against the backdrop of a prolonged slump that has brought financial paralysis to much of the Western world, experts have identified Africa as having many of the world’s fastest-growing economies.”
Ready for more interventions in Africa? Obama is – Waging Nonviolence
“While most of the coverage of the recent reshuffle of President Barack Obama’s foreign policy team has been focused on how it will (or won’t) change his administration’s approach to Syria, the continent most affected by it could turn out to be Africa.”
BBC News – Kofi Annan: Africa plundered by secret mining deals
“Tax avoidance, secret mining deals and financial transfers are depriving Africa of the benefits of its resources boom, ex-UN chief Kofi Annan has said.”
Biggest protests in 20 years sweep Brazil | Reuters
“As many as 200,000 demonstrators marched through the streets of Brazil’s biggest cities on Monday in a swelling wave of protest tapping into widespread anger at poor public services, police violence and government corruption.”
Rio de Janeiro: From the City of Wonder to the City of Business – CIP Americas
“The City of Wonder has become “the place with the highest concentration of public and private investment in the world” , thanks to the big events of this decade: the Rio +20 conference held in 2012, the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics, in addition to the Military World Games in 2011 and the 2013 Confederations Cup. It is estimated that by 2020 the city will receive one billion dollars for infrastructure, services and industry .”
Ahmed El-Naggar – مقالي اليوم في جريدة الأهرام بدون أخطاء الموقع…
“أدى الغضب والاحتقان الشعبي من الأداء السياسي والاقتصادي والاجتماعي لحكومة د. محمد مرسي، إلى استجابة هائلة للدعوة السلمية لسحب الثقة منه أو التمرد عليه التي أطلقها الشباب سواء كانوا مستقلين أو ينتمون إلى مختلف التيارات المعارضة أو حتى مواطنين عاديين والذين تتركز مطالبهم في رحيل د. محمد مرسي وإجراء انتخابات رئاسية مبكرة واستعادة كل ما اغتصبه من سلطة تشريعية ولجنة تأسيسية وإصلاح الدستور المشوه. وسوف نعرض أهم النتائج الاقتصادية-الاجتماعية لعام من حكم د. محمد مرسي، لنرى بصورة موضوعية هل نحن أم حصاد طيب، أم حصاد مر…
QIZs Boost Egyptian Exports to the U.S. – 124% Growth Since 2004
“Egyptian exports to the United States increased dramatically since the first Qualifying Industrial Zone (QIZ) was established. Since 2004, the year prior to the establishment of the first Egyptian QIZ, Egyptian exports totaled $1.3 billion and by 2012 they grew nearly 124% to $2.9 billion. Since 2005, QIZ exports grew at an even more impressive rate of 265% from $266 million to $971 million in 2012.”
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