Libya: the day after

On 20 March 2011, I had written a brief piece entitled “LIBYA: THE DAY AFTER”. Now that the pro-NATO rebels are in Tripoli and it seems that they will prevail, it is important to reflect on exactly what this means for the country and its people. I am re-submitting the posting because I would like [...]

Seif al-Islam, Qadhafi’s ‘captured’ son, resurfaces miraculously in Tripoli

The eldest son of Muammar Qadhafi, Seif al-Islam, who rebels said they had captured, made a surprise appearance in Tripoli Monday night. Seif al-Islam visited the Tripoli hotel where foreign journalists are staying to declare that the government was winning the battle against the rebels. He took journalists to his father’s Bab al-Aziziyah stronghold. Television [...]

Qadhafi’s days are almost over, but how trustworthy are his successors?

The curtain seems to be falling for Muammar al-Qadhafi & sons & entourage) this weekend of 20 and 21 Agust 2011. It means that the Libyan dictator is leaving just a few days before the 42nd anniversary of the coup d’etat that brought him to power on 1 September 1969.  Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious [...]

Moroccan hospitals: poor people unwanted

A delivery at Sidi Benour hospital Dismayed by the lack of official responsiveness to the humanitarian tragedy in southern Somalia, a group of Moroccan activists launched a campaign on facebook to sensitize the population, mobilize support, and solicit donations. They called on the Moroccan government to deploy an emergency contingent to deliver much needed medical [...]

Piggipedia: SS directors of departments

The site 25 Leaks has published a 2008 State Security Police document, detailing some of the new departments established within the now dissolved apparatus. Tons of names are listed and I invite you to check them out and come forward with any more information you have about them. These officers who ran Mubarak’s gestapo should [...]

« go backkeep looking »
  • Geen categorieën

    WP Cumulus Flash tag cloud by Roy Tanck requires Flash Player 9 or better.

Page 20 of 38« First...10...1819202122...30...Last »