Tag Archives: al jazeera

Australian journalist released from Egyptian jail, but 40,000 political prisoners remain

From Middleeastmonitor.com  by Ben Norton “After serving almost 400 days for a crime he did not commit, Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste has been released from an Egyptian prison. The Australian Greste, along with Al-Jazeera colleagues Mohamed Fahmy, an Egyptian-Canadian dual … Continue reading

Posted in Egypt, Naher Osten/ Middle East | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mona Eltahawy – Do Arab men hate women?

Mona Eltahawy’s article in Foreign Policy Magazine from 2012 ‘Why do they hate us?’ has been extremely controversial, especially considering the us vs. them binary of women vs. men which excludes men from wanting equality for women. Two days ago the … Continue reading

Posted in Algeria, Egypt, Gulf countries, Islam, Israel, Jordan, Morocco, Naher Osten/ Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, Women, Yemen | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Die Stimme der schweigenden Mehrheit

Der Arabische Frühling, ein echter Aufstand des Volkes gegen jahrzehntelange Korruption und Unterdrückung, verdankte nicht zuletzt seine überraschend schnelle Verbreitung dem Einfluss des katarischen Senders Al Jazeera, meint der Medienwissenschaftler Khaled Hroub. Im Nahen Osten macht in diesen Tagen ein Witz die Runde: … Continue reading

Posted in Egypt, Naher Osten/ Middle East | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment