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Ahram Online and Randa Ali
Four months have passed since the start of Mubarak’s trial – as the first anniversary of the revolution approaches fear rise that the ousted president may be let off. Four months have passed since the start of Mubarak’s trial, and the hopes of Egyptians have been fluctuating as they follow the trial. Fears that Mubarak may be set free are rising as the first anniversary of the revolution approaches. On Wednesday 4 January, Mostafa Soliman the prosecutor resumed presenting ...Keep Reading »
Anti-SCAF revolutionaries mull means of mobilising masses in run-up to planned 25 January Tahrir Square demonstration. Dozens of revolutionary activists, including several high-profile Egyptian bloggers and tweeps, gathered on Kasr El-Nil Street in Cairo’s Downtown district on Wednesday night to call for the speedy transfer of power of from Egypt’s ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) to a civil authority and to brainstorm new means of mobilising the public ...Keep Reading »
Randa Ali writes for Ahram Online.
"The ethos of respect, tolerance and pacifism which appeared to underpin Coppolani’s mission, in fact served as a convenient tool of ethical legitimacy for the French empire.. local ways of life were to be respected and upheld only insofar as they did not pose any threat to the far more pressing dictates of colonialism."click | email | tweet