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July 8, 2013 Egypt: Neither Coup nor Revolution
"We did not launch this revolution nor risk our lives
only to change the players. We wanted to change the rules
of the game. That was the mandate we gave to Morsy. He
has failed in this crucial task, so we no longer
recognize him as a legitimate leader. He has broken the
terms of the mandate. And our revolution continues." -
Feb 16, 2011 Egypt: Recovering Stolen Wealth
As Egypt turns from the gripping drama of the 18 days that brought
down the Mubarak regime, there are multiple issues on the agenda.
Among them not the least important is recovery of stolen wealth
from the assets of former President Hosni Mubarak and his
colleagues. That task will not be easy, requiring political will,
technical competence, and international cooperation among many
countries. But the chances are enhanced by recent international
efforts to increase transparency and government capacity to deal
with such issues.
Nov 28, 2010 Egypt: Election Questions
There will be little surprise in the results of Egypt's elections
today, as the ruling party has taken all the repressive steps
necessary to ensure that it will have no problem in winning.
But, says Egyptian human rights analyst Bahey Eldin Hassan, there
will be four significant battles to watch: the legitimacy battle,
the battle to monitor, the media battle, and the extent of
May 22, 2006 Egypt: Human Rights Protests
May 22, 2006 Africa: Unions, Scholars Meet
Recent Bulletins on Continent-Wide Issues
April 24, 2014 Africa: The High Cost of Remittances
March 31, 2014 Africa: Accountability for User Fee Damage?
February 26, 2014 Africa: Tracking Toxic Pollution
February 8, 2014 Africa: New Development Goals
January 27, 2014 Africa: Challenging Homophobia
November 18, 2013 Africa: Time to Pay for Climate "Loss and Damage"
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