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Current Evidence of the Generalized Regression of Human Rights in the Middle East and North Africa

by Wissam al-Saliby

As I was going through Facebook a few days ago, I saw the following post by an Egyptian friend.

This seeming human rights violation by Egyptian authorities is symptomatic of a greater and general regression with respect to fundamental human rights in the… 1,627 more words


Media Watch: News from Eritrea

Web Link: http://awate.com/europe-targets-eritreas-natural-resources-2/

Digital News Research

WorldFish aquaculture project increased profitability of farms in Eypt

The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)-funded Improving Employment and Income through Development of Egypt’s Aquaculture Sector (IEIDEAS) project was implemented by WorldFish in partnership with CARE Egypt and the Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation from 2011 to 2014 and later extended to November 2015. 327 more words


Hungry or not, here I come

How exactly does a one hour tutoring lesson turn into eight hours? Simple: I agreed to stay for lunch.

It was my first day of tutoring. 267 more words

North Africa

Islamic History, part 30: the early Islamic military (7th-9th centuries CE)

Islamic History Series

I feel pretty certain that nowadays we would point to the advent of Islam as the most important development of the movement that Muhammad began in Mecca and Medina in the first part of the 7th century. 3,461 more words

Middle East

Moroccan Mondays: Currency

The Peace Corps has three main goals, with the Third Goal focusing on bringing our host countries to our readership. With that being said, understanding my host country is exceedingly important to me, and one of my own goals is to bring a deeper understanding of everything Morocco to all of my readers. 533 more words

Peace Corps

Professor's Continuing Battlefront Diary

This is a series that I write to keep my readers up on the conflicts that the US is involved in….most times the media does not report on this stuff….and by media I mean the mainstream media…you know the crap they feed you at 6 p.m. 830 more words

International Situations