Tag: Egypt

Even if Syria Complies on Chemical Arms, Six Others Still at Large

By Thalif Deen
UNITED NATIONS, Sep 10 2013 (IPS) – If Syria eventually agrees to relinquish its stockpile of chemical arms under the 1993 international Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), what of the six other countries that have either shown reluctance or refused to join the treaty?
Currently, there are 189 states that have signed and ratified the […]

Winnipeggers rally for Egyptian democracy

Feb. 5, 2011: Winnipeggers rally for Egyptian democracy at the Manitoba Legislature. Photo: Glenn Michalchuk
About 300 Winnipeggers rallied Saturday afternoon at the Manitoba Legislature, chanting “Free Egypt Now” and “Step Down Mubarak.” In addition to Winnipeg, Canadians rallied in Edmonton, Kingston, Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver and Windsor.
Here is video of the Winnipeg event.

The protest movement in Egypt: “Dictators” do not dictate, they obey orders

by Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research, Jan. 29, 2011
The Mubarak regime could collapse in the a face of a nationwide protest movement… What prospects for Egypt and the Arab World?
“Dictators” do not dictate, they obey orders. This is true in Egypt, Tunisia and Algeria.
Dictators are invariably political puppets. Dictators do not decide.
President Hosni Mubarak was a […]

Winnipeg Protest for Egypt

[ February 5, 2011; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]

Location: Manitoba Legislature, Winnipeg
Sponsors: Winnipeg Protest for Egypt, Talibet-Knowledge Muslima

Show your support for the struggle of the Egyptian people for democracy. Bring your own placards, flags of Egypt, etc.

Egypt: And then everything changed…

By Murray Dobbin, rabble.ca, Jan. 31, 2011
The photographs are as stunning as they are inspiring. The world is now totally focused on the democratic rebellion in Egypt. President Hosni Mubarak, the dictator who Israel relies on for its current unassailable position, sends out the army to deal with demonstrators and what happens? The soldiers, including […]