Archive | February, 2011

To shoot or not to shoot

I knew the overthrown regime was ruthless and brutal, but if the following is true, then I have no words to describe so much evil. It is beyond my comprehension to digest this lack of humanity. Robert Fisk in his article ‘As Mubarak clings on… What now for Egypt?’, published in The Independent on Friday, […]

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نص المواد المتفق علي تعديلها من قبل اللجنة الدستورية

المادة 76 ينتخب رئيس الجمهورية عن طريق الاقتراع السرى العام المباشر، ويلزم لقبول الترشيح لرئاسة الجمهورية أن يؤيد المتقدم للترشيح مائتان وخمسون عضواً على الأقل من الأعضاء المنتخبين بمجلسى الشعب والشورى والمجالس الشعبية المحلية للمحافظات، على ألا يقل عدد المؤيدين عن خمسة وستين من أعضاء مجلس الشعب، وخمسة وعشرين من أعضاء مجلس الشورى، وعشرة أعضاء […]

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I want no leader

The government keeps bringing forth the notion of having no one to talk to on our behalf. I do not want anyone to negotiate on my behalf. I have no leader and want no leader. This revolution might have been ignited by a few, but their anonymity is key to its success. January25 is a […]

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Internet for you, you .. but not you

  I woke up on the 28th of January, 2011 to find my cell phone with no network coverage. Mind you that this was anticipated, since the internet was blocked off in Egypt the night before, and SMS services were suspended; all part of cheap tactics used by a weak regime afraid of modern day […]

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A Sudanese man tells the story of his arrest

The following story will shed light on what happens to foreigners who get arrested by people in civilian dress and disappear for hours or days in a row. This story is written verbatim as recited by a Sudanese man who got detained on February 5th, 2011 on his way to work. He was interviewed by me on February […]

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