Menafeeds | Egitto, UAE, Iraq
Marwa Rakha (GVO) | Egypt: The Right to Speak Up | Egyptian bloggers and activists held a conference on January 22 in defense of their right to speak up after more than 20 Egyptian bloggers were arrested when their train arrived in the village of Naga Hammady where the Coptic massacre took place. Marwa Rakha sums up their reactions to their detention in this post. [Update: leggi la versione italiana su it.gvo]
Jessica Huma (The National Newspaper) | Bridge of Laughter | Her audiences do not immediately know what to make of 33-year-old Lamya Tawfik. Comedy being a typically male-dominated industry – stand-up especially – the Egyptian woman, in headscarf and all, is quite a departure from your average funnyman. [Lamya è una persona fantastica. Leggere per credere.]
Joel Wing (Musings On Iraq) | Was Iraq An Imminent Threat to Iraq | Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair testified to the Chilcot Inquiry that is investigating England’s involvement in the Iraq war on January 29, 2010 that Saddam Hussein was a threat to world security.