Gaelle Anne Fouere proposed

Egypt: how a new Protest Law is used to silence opponents (1)

Under the supervision of President ElSisi, a former military officer, Egyptian counter-revolutionary government promulgated a new law governing the right to protest. Not only is this legislation severely restricting the freedom of demonstration, but it is also used to arrest, prosecute and jail opponents through controversial trials. Young revolutionaries and human rights defenders are particularly […]

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Gaelle Anne Fouere proposed

Egypt: how a new Protest Law is used to silence opponents (2)

Under the supervision of President ElSisi, a former military officer, Egyptian counter-revolutionary government promulgated a new law governing the right to protest. Not only is this legislation severely restricting the freedom of demonstration, but it is also used to arrest, prosecute and jail opponents through controversial trials. Young revolutionaries and human rights defenders are particularly […]

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Gaelle Anne Fouere proposed

Yemen crisis!

Since 26 March 2015, Yemen has been under fire from air strikes intended to stop the advance of Houthis rebels, a Shia group that threatened the power of Sunni President Abdu-Rabbu Mansour Hadi. With 10 Arab participating countries, “Decisive Storm” Operation is formally led by Saudi Arabia and backed up by the US, but its […]

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Gaelle Anne Fouere proposed

Strikes against the Islamic State

“The USA and an international coalition of countries have just initiated a series of strikes against the Islamic State in Syria. Operations have been started hastily outside a legal framework (UN, NATO…). Are the USA using atrocities perpetrated by the Islamic State as a pretext of establishing a new order in Syria? What is going […]

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Gaelle Anne Fouere proposed

The Israel-Palestine conflict: Where is it heading?

The Israel-Palestine conflict: Where is it heading? “After two weeks of intense bombardment and a ground invasion, over 500 Palestinians have been killed by the Israeli army in what many citizens in the world regard as a genocide. How should Israel be hold accountable for such crimes?”

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Gaelle Anne Fouere proposed

Egypt June 2014

Egypt, June 2014: With 96.9% of the vote, Marshal Abd ElFatah ElSisi won a landslide victory in the Egyptian presidential elections, that reminds results secured by former military dictators. Furthermore, ElSisi established himself in worrying circumstances, including low and contested turnout, allegations of electoral fraud, assaulted observers, etc. How should  the international community behave towards […]

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Gaelle Anne Fouere proposed

How I realized what human rights mean in Egypt

For anybody who used to live in Europe, becoming aware of human rights practices in Egypt is a tough experience. A kind of tsumani that makes you understand that there is still a very long way to go to only reach the first step of what could be considered a satisfying situation regarding basic human […]

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Gaelle Anne Fouere proposed

Egypt, May 2014

Egypt, May 2014 – Egyptian presidential elections will take place on 26 and 27 May 2014. While one of both candidates is a senior army officer, and former defence minister who took part in the ousting of Islamist President Morsi, the country is suffering from numerous human rights breaches, targeting opponents (both Islamists and revolutionary […]

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