Archives for posts with tag: Egypt

“The opening of the Rafah crossing for humanitarian aid provides a major opportunity to scale up aid delivery to Gaza & needs to be sustained,”
says WFP. “WFP has provided emergency relief from onset of conflict & will continue its food deliveries to Gaza to reach people affected by conflict.”
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=48572#.U_5h3vBX-uY08-27-2014WFP_Gazadistribute

“The opening of the Rafah crossing for humanitarian aid provides a major opportunity to scale up aid delivery to Gaza & needs to be sustained,”
says WFP. “WFP has provided emergency relief from onset of conflict & will continue its food deliveries to Gaza to reach people affected by conflict.”
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=48572#.U_5h3vBX-uY

08-27-2014WFP_Gazadistribute

“Inclusive” or “Democratic” Egypt?

The UN stands out as perhaps catalytic institution to help address & resolve Egypt’s deepening crisis on levels of democratic-human rights as well as Egypt’s pivotal position.

 

Blog Report: FILM RIOTS SUGGEST SUCCESS RATHER THAN FAILURE OF “ARAB SPRING,” By Ambassador Mo
The provocations that come in the form of offensive cartoons or films maligning Islam are actually a handy opportunity  – think President Obama said it right before the UN General Assembly today (September 25, 2012): “Violence is their only way to stay relevant.”
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/film-riots-suggest-success-rather-than-failure-of-arab-spring/56460Image

Watch Film Report: EGYPT WOMEN & DEMOCRACY (Arabic Voice-over)
As Egypt hopefully moves to greater democracy and meaningful citizen participation, the role of women/girls takes on greater significance but also has to be confirmed by Egypt’s famous bureaucracy. –WATCH–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/movie/egypt-women-democracy/31314Image

Blog Report: MUBAREK’S LIFE SENTENCE A VICTORY OF EGYPT? By Ambassador Mo
Death penalty for former dictator Hosni Mubarek would not have delivered any better future or commitment to rule of law than did  execution of Saddam Hussein or Colonel Gaddafi. Judgment though was delivered by a Court of Law, (something not achieved in person for Tunisia’s Ben-Ali and Yemen’s Saleh) providing a clean cut from past & sound foundation for future. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/mubaraks-life-sentence-a-victory-for-egypt/53518Image

Blog Report: WHAT IS THE ISRAEL/PALESTINE PRISONER DEAL? By Ambassador Mo
Unfortunately, deal may itself become the subject of contention. Thus any efforts to avoid conflicting interpretations of the deal are intended to avoid a return to impasse as well as address the basic rights & humanitarian conditions of the Palestinian “detainees” & prisoners held in Israeli jails.  –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/what-is-the-israelpalestine-prisoner-deal/52221Image