Tags Posts tagged with "Egypt"

Egypt

- by - Published on
An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced ousted president Mohamed Morsi to death over mass jailbreak in 2011, Associated Press reported. The case will now be referred to the country’s top religious authority for consultation on June 2 before an execution can take place. Morsi is already serving a 20 year sentence for ordering the arrest and torture of protesters during his time in power, during June 2012 to July 2013. He was overthrown in a popularly-backed military coup in July 2013, after a disastrous year in office. Since then, the authorities cracked down on Muslim Brotherhood movement and arrested thousands of his supporters.

- by - Published on
Former Egypt President, Mohamed Morsi The former President of Egypt, Mohammed Morsi, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison over the killing of protesters while he was still in power. An Egyptian criminal court gave the verdict on Tuesday. It is the first ruling he has faced since his ousting and is one of several upcoming trials he faces, BBC reported. In July 2013, following mass street protests against his rule, Morsi was deposed by the army. Reportedly, since he was ousted out, the authorities have banned his Muslim Brotherhood party and arrested thousands of his supporters. Twelve other

- by - Published on
This piece is adapted from “Uprisings,” a chapter in Power Systems: Conversations on Global Democratic Uprisings and the New Challenges to U.S. Empire, Noam Chomsky’s new interview book with David Barsamian (with thanks to the publisher, Metropolitan Books).  The questions are Barsamian’s, the answers Chomsky’s. David Barsamian (L) and Noam Chomsky at MIT in January 2012. Q: Does the United States still have the same level of control over the energy resources of the Middle East as it once had? A: The major energy-producing countries are still firmly under the control of the Western-backed dictatorships. So, actually, the progress made

- by - Published on
Taking inspiration from Palestinian, Tunisian, Egyptian, Bahraini, Syrian graffiti artists, the underground graffiti artists group, El-Horiah, of Kashmir has named itself after El-seed, a Tunisian graffiti artist who writes graff in Arabic. Horiah is an Arabic word for freedom in which the group says they believe in. They are a few young boys in their late teens and early 20s who have been making graffiti on the streets of Kashmir. From walls in the outskirts of Srinagar to the congested business hub Lal Chowk, the group has been sending messages for people to read and understand. One of the group members, a young

- by - Published on
       By Ibreez Ajaz [T]his year marked a turning point in many Arab nations. Egypt, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Oman- all were in the throes of revolt and rebellion. Masses united under one banner of resistance: “Ash-shab yurid isqat an-nizam” (the people want to bring down the regime). And so they did. They fought, protested, and lit up the night skies. They took pictures, shot videos, shared stories across the web. They took their destinies into their hands, pushed passed social barriers and religious divisions, and prevailed. As for our end…what exactly are we doing? Shut downs are per the whims

- by - Published on
Kashmiri protestors peacefully registering their protest against the anti-islam film that was also 'screened at a local school by the Indian army' . Photo: Yawar Kabli/Kashmir Dispatch By Inshah Malik Kashmir, its people and their passions often get sidelined, when a swarm of angry protestors across the West Asia flood at the American embassies registering their discontent against ‘disrespect shown to the Holy Prophet of Islam’. Kashmiris are well updated about the events concerning Muslims at large and those issues have varied implications in their socio-political context. Perhaps, Kashmir is now officially a place where ‘Islamophobic’ videos are featured in

- by - Published on
By Fahad Shah Every war or revolution has repercussions. When a thirty-year-old rule crumbled in ashes, world conflicts found a ray of inspiration and hope flooded people’s hearts. In Kashmir, a 63-year-old conflict, some people find inspiration in Egypt’s revolution and the other mass movements in the Middle East while some believe Kashmir is an entirely different case. Does Tahrir Square in Egypt resemble Red Square (Lal Chowk) in Kashmir: certainly not in architectural design. But the protesting masses are there. Last summer, on a sunny day, thousands of people from all the corners of the Indian-administered Kashmir valley marched

STAY CONNECTED

82,620FansLike
14Subscribers+1
3FollowersFollow
1,523FollowersFollow