Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Egyptian army’s mask has slipped

I had the following published over at the Guardian’s Comment is Free page Those in control have draped themselves in the revolutionary flag – but trials by military tribunals show how phony this is The growing practice of sending Egyptian … Continue reading

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On walking the black dog…

To all those who have, like me, #walkedtheblackdog, I wonder how much of our problems are something called “depression” and how much we have actually real problems which make us sad. Problems (loneliness, insecurity, boredom) that should be dealt with … Continue reading

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Testimonies on Egypt’s Military Justice

The following texts is a transcribed recording from an event held at the Socialist Studies Centre in Giza, Cairo. The speakers, many of them civillians who have been prosecuted through military courts, were addressing the role of the Army and the Supreme … Continue reading

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A Martyr For The Truth

The following piece was first published today on newmatilda.com Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad was murdered last week outside Islamabad, the end of a fearless career reporting on the Af-Pak region. Austin Mackell recalls his encounters with Saleem I had … Continue reading

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Me on Russia Today; why the IMF is part of the problem for Egypt and Tunisia

I tried for ages to embed the video but i failed. So instead there is just this here link to the RT page it is on. Enjoy.

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