All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Egypt’

Obama Admin Supplies Muslim Brotherhood with Tear Gas

A shipment of teargas canisters from the United States arrived at the Egyptian Abadeya Port in Suez on Sunday, according to official documents obtained by the Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper

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Egyptian Satirist’s Fight for Free Speech Gets Worldwide Support

With nothing to declare but his wit, Egyptian comedian Bassem Youssef’s fight for free speech has been buoyed on Monday by top U.S. satirist Jon Stewart, who Youssef has been internationally likened to

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Bahrain Cracks Down on Free Expression

The government of Bahrain has banned a specific type of free expression: the import of Guy Fawkes masks

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Egyptian Security Forces Sexually Abuse, Torture Children [Video]

Children are accusing Egypt’s security forces of widespread abuses, including torture and sexual abuse

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Egyptian Police Protest, Won’t be Used as Tool for Political Oppression

Hundreds of Egypt’s low-ranking policemen staged protests on Tuesday demanding they not be used as a tool for political oppression in the country’s ongoing turmoil.

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The Anonymous Boy Who Helped Ignite Syria’s Revolution

In a listless border town, the teenager goes unnoticed, one of the hundreds of thousands of refugees who have fled the Syrian civil war, dashing across villages and farms to land in Jordan, just five miles from home. But this young man carries a burden — maybe an honor, too — that almost no one else shares

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Egyptians Protest Against Sexual Violence [Video]

More than 20 women were sexually assaulted last month during the second anniversary the Arab Spring protests that led to the downfall of Hosni Mubarak, former president

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Egyptian Clashes Between Protestors and Government Continue

Police tear-gassed protesters in Cairo on Monday as clashes still gripped Egypt despite a declared state of emergency. The main opposition group meanwhile rejects president Morsi’s call for a dialogue as unrest enters its fifth day. The violent unrest across Egypt rages on despite a 30-day state of emergency in Egypt starting Monday evening that President Morsi declared earlier.

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New CIA Director Advocated for Government Censorship

In his 1980 graduate thesis at the University of Texas at Austin, John Brennan denied the existence of “absolute human rights” and argued in favor of censorship on the part of the Egyptian dictatorship

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Was a Canadian Behind the Algeria Hostage Crisis?

Canada is investigating an allegation by the Algerian Prime Minister that one of its citizens co-ordinated the terror raid at the Saharan gas plant in which dozens of hostages were killed

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