Tag Archives: Egypt

Open Letter to UNPA Campaign

Below is the text of an email I sent to the administrators of the webpage of the Campaign for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly I read this update here, with disgust and horror.  It claims we have the endorsement of … Continue reading

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Noam Chomsky on Egypt’s Coup

Below is a short email interview I conducted with Noam Chomsky regarding the coup in Egypt. [START] Q. Are you pleased or upset by the events in Egypt over the last month or so?  A. Upset How have these events … Continue reading

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Egypt: A Terrible Old Joke

I have been reminded recently of an awful joke about Egyptians that I cannot help but share. It’s back in the days of Mubarak, and the US is worried about looking bad funding a dictatorship, so they tell Mubarak he … Continue reading

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Morsi’s post-coup speech translated.

Below is a transcript of Speech made by President Mohammed Morsi after the army announced it was deposing him. I had looked around and asked around for something like this on twitter and not found it. That it fell to … Continue reading

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Alber Saber – Arrested for Atheism

Egyptian blogger and computer science student, Alber Saber, has been arrested and charged with insulting Islam.  He is being held in while the investigation continues. There are concerns for his safety in custody as he has already apparently had his … Continue reading

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Morsy finds his Mojo

Had the following published over at New Matilda : Egypt’s president, Mohammad Morsy of the Muslim Brotherhood, has asserted civilian presidential control, or at least the appearance of it, over the Egyptian military. Today he released a surprise statementrevealing he had … Continue reading

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Another Letter for Assange

The following was read on my behalf at a rally in Sydney calling on the Government of Ecuador to grant political Asylum to Julian Assange, Editor in Cheif of Wikileaks. I would like to start once more by saying how … Continue reading

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