Monthly Archives: October 2011

Lobna Darwish’s Eyewitness account of the Maspiro Massacre

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So let it be with Gaddafi

Had this published on The Drum: The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft interred with their bones; So let it be with Caesar. When Shakespeare’s Mark Antony spoke those words, he was dripping with sarcasm, … Continue reading

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Cairo Rocked By Military Violence

My latest for New Matilda: Was it sectarian violence that shook Cairo over the weekend – or anger about the military government? Austin Mackell reports from Cairo on the consequences of the massacre for Egyptian democracy The violence that rocked … Continue reading

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Go to Libya, Mr Pilger

Latest at Online Opinion: When I travelled to Benghazi, Ajdabiya and Tobruk briefly this June, not one of the people I spoke to was opposed to the NATO air campaign in their country. When I asked about the opposition to … Continue reading

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