Tag: Hosni Mubarak

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  • Represser re-elected

    Represser re-elected

    The TINA (There Is No Alternative) factor in electoral politics isn’t uniquely Indian, after all. Seven years after the Arab Spring, the spring of 2018 has verily reinforced the legacy of Hosni Mubarak in Egypt. It is the way history has worked in the Arab world generally ever since the starry-eyed upheavals of 2011. The …

    April 3, 2018
  • Mubarak a free man

    Mubarak a free man

    The clock has been turned back. Six years after the Arab Spring, Egypt's repressive dictator, who was toppled in 2011 after 30 years in power, is today a free man. Former President Hosni Mubarak has been released, and his repression has thus been relegated to the footnotes of history. One could argue that the Arab …

    April 1, 2017
  • Mubarak a free man

    Mubarak a free man

    The clock has been turned back. Six years after the Arab Spring, Egypt's repressive dictator, who was toppled in 2011 after 30 years in power, is today a free man. Former President Hosni Mubarak has been released, and his repression has thus been relegated to the footnotes of history. One could argue that the Arab …

    April 1, 2017
  • Egypt’s ex-President Hosni Mubarak released

    Egypt’s ex-President Hosni Mubarak released

    Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was set free on Friday and left the military hospital where he had spent most of the last six years since the revolution that ousted him, according to his lawyer. Advocate Farid el-Dib told Efe news the former leader left Maadi hospital on Friday early morning and returned to his …

    March 24, 2017
  • Acquittal of Mubarak

    Acquittal of Mubarak

    Hosni Mubarak must be enjoying a quiet chuckle as Egypt bears witness to a defiance of history. This arguably is the most charitable construct that can be placed upon Thursday’s order of the country’s Supreme Court that has found the repressive dictator innocent of involvement in the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising that …

    March 4, 2017