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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
Despite promises of liberalization, repression is continuing
against human rights reformers in Egypt, and U.S. annual aid to
Egypt of some $1.7 billion is expected to continue at the same
level in the next fiscal year. In addition to critiques from
international human rights organizations, Egyptian bloggers are
increasingly prominent in disseminating critique of the regime in
both English and Arabic.
May 22, 2006 Africa: Unions, Scholars Meet
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