Tag Archives: SCAF

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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The Brotherhood Takes Egypt’s Presidency

My piece on the Muslim Brotherhood’s victory in Egypt’s first post revolution presidential election, published on over at New Matilda. The Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamad Morsy may not be the ideal revolutionary president, but he’s not military or a Mubarak crony, … Continue reading

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Mubarak’s Zombie Regime Rises Again

Had the following published over at New Matilda. The Egyptian Parliament has been dissolved and security forces are back in the streets – signs that Mubarak’s regime is making a comeback even as the old dictator’s health is reportedly failing, … Continue reading

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Tahrir’s Morning Glory.

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Taste the Tear Gas

filmed in Cairo -on 2 Feb 2012 After the violence at a Port Said soccer match, which left at least 70 dead, protesters flooded the streets around the Ministry of the Interior, which they say was complicit in the attack.

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Two activists taken by Military Intelligence

My thoughts are with Mostafa Nasr and Isslam Kamel, who were taken from a downtown apartment this morning by military intelligence, and are still in custody. Two Americans who were taken with them have been released and will be deported. Things could wind … Continue reading

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Blood Trail in Crime-Scene Tahrir

I made it down to Tahrir this morning, but only after the violence was finished. The image I know will stick with me is of this blood trail. The protesters had marked it off with stones and were trying to … Continue reading

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