Posts Tagged: dictatorship

‘European values’

Germany continues to support Arab dictators and their wars: The German government approved a total of €1.16 billion ($1.41 billion) in arms exports during 2020 to countries involved in both the Yemen and Libya conflicts, reported news agency dpa citing the country’s Economy Ministry. Germany, by December 17, had signed off on permissions to export

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Army and Police, two faces of the same coin

I was pleased to see Field Marshall Tantawi speaking today. I had seriously started thinking he’s dead, and what we see on TV was some animation. Talking to fresh pigs graduating from the police academy (formerly known as Mubarak’s Security Academy): “We (the army) descended to the streets on 28 January to help the police.”

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The Fascist

Egypt’s military dictator Field Marshall Tantawi salutes the police force, denounces labor strikes, calling on the people to step up production and suspend any protests… How more fascist can one sound?

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UK firm offered spying software to Egyptian SS

Gamma International’s Finfisher program would have enabled government spies to monitor activists and censor websites, according to documents obtained by activists after storming State Security Police headquarters in Nasr City: One of the papers, in English and headed Finfisher Proposal: Commercial Offer, contained an offer dated 29 June 2010 to provide “FinSpy” software, hardware, installation

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Egypt: The revolution will not be exported

Essam Sharaf, our “revolutionary prime minister,” is flying out on Monday to meet the Arab Gulf monarchs, in a bid to attract foreign investments, and to “assure them the January revolution was a purely Egyptian affair and will not be exported to other countries.” Sharaf, shame on you. Our revolution should extend its hands to

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