Once embattled enemies, Islamists and secular pro-democracy leaders, now find themselves on the same side of the military’s oppression, both being targeted and jailed for their participation in “unsanctioned demonstrations.”
While militants struggle to poke holes in Egypt’s security, civilians and protesters are looking for ways to remedy the self-inflicted political turmoil they had hoped would only be temporary.
The Shah’s eventual removal of power in 1979 sparked a wholesale revolution in Iran, one which can find its roots in the anger and disgust most Iranians felt when learning of the true details of the fall of Mossadegh. Mossadegh’s legacy still lives on today, in demonstrations and protests around the country.
The problem isn’t only the fact that the White House is holding meetings closed to the press- it’s compounded by the issue that these ‘closed meetings’ are publicly displayed by their own media service, with no independent measure of the events and details surrounding the meetings.White House off Limits
Russia’s increasing clampdown on protester’s rights such as Greenpeace makes the nation one of the most hostile countries to free press and political dissidents.
A showdown in court between the ousted Egyptian leader Mohammed Morsi and the military began this Monday with Morsi saying he is the country’s only legitimate president
The nearly $1.3 billion in aid that is sent to Egypt’s military annually has been in place for more than half a century and has solidified a strong military-to-military relationship
Gerrymandering is why politicians have little to worry about as long as the lines remain
We must let those in power know that what they are doing is wrong and that we can not accept it. A democracy is only as effective as it’s people demand it to be.
The time to act is now because Sudan Needs Help. The international community should band together to address the humanitarian crisis in this and many other regions of the world.