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Eleven reasons why Egypt’s Sisi should not be welcome in Britain

Protest against Sisi's reent visit to London. Photo by Alisdare Hickson. I believe that Egyptian dictator Abdel Fattah El-Sisi should not have been welcomed to Downing Street by David Cameron,…
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Libya – time for Egypt to step up?

by Gilbert Ramsay There are occasions when world events seem to laugh at pure political principles. There certainly aren't as many as there seem to be. Often our politicians and…
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Caroline’s Speech: we are ready to fight these cuts

Lucas slams cuts and privitisation Caroline Lucas has addressed Green Party spring conference today by slamming the government over spending cuts and privatisation. Calling the Green Party "the true opposition…
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The vulnerability of power – on Gaddafi, Mubarak, and the USA

The vulnerability of power always amazes us. When the icons of strength crumble, we are forever astonished. From the fall of the Berlin Wall and Soviet Union to the fall…
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BP support for Mubarak dictatorship revealed

This post by Mika Minio-Paluello first appeared on his blog over at PLATFORM, who have recently joined twitter The millions on the streets of Cairo, Alexandria and Suez are furious…
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Freedom from the curse of oil

Is the writing on the wall of the house of cards? Will dictators across the Middle East fall? While Mubarak clings to power Yemen and Jordan have already seen significant…
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Egypt: we can’t predict, so let’s dream

By Ben Young - a writer and campaigner living in York Last month, Palestine campaigners in York held a sombre discussion about what 2011 might hold for the Middle East.…
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Time to stop recognising Mubarak

What is a president? At what point does someone stop being the president? These are complex questions. Who the UK government recognises as the legitimate president of a country is…
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Help stop a massacre in Egypt today

Image courtesty of Sarah Carr via flickr The brave people of Egypt are standing up. The oppressive government which has ruled them for years is shaking at its core as…
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