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How Egypt’s Rebel Movement Helped Pave The Way For A Sisi Presidency

How Egypt’s Rebel Movement Helped Pave The Way For A Sisi Presidency

“How did we go from such a small thing, five
guys trying to change Egypt, to the movement
which brought tens of millions to the street to
get rid of the Brotherhood? The answer is we
didn’t. I understand now it wasn’t us, we were
being used as the face of what something bigger
than us wanted,” said Doss, who now has nothing
to do with the Tamarod movement, or political
life in Egypt. “We were naïve, and we were not
responsible.”

Antisemitic Flyer 'by Donetsk People's Republic' in Ukraine a Hoax

Antisemitic Flyer 'by Donetsk People's Republic' in Ukraine a Hoax

City's chief rabbi states pamphlet is fake,
claiming it is meant to discredit pro-Russian
protesters or Jewish community



By Alec Luhn in Donetsk




April 18, 2014 "ICH"
- "The
Guardian
" -
The barricades that mark the entrance to the
"Donetsk People's Republic" are plastered with
anti-fascist posters, including an American flag
with a swastika in place of the stars. The
pro-Russian protestors who have set up their own
government in the occupied administration
building see the new Kiev regime as dominated by
intolerant Ukrainian nationalists, which is why
it was more than a little ironic when an
antisemitic flyer appeared on Wednesday ordering
Jews to register with these new authorities.


US
secretary of state John Kerry soon waded into

Don’t Shoot in Eastern Ukraine!

Don’t Shoot in Eastern Ukraine!

Something is happening in eastern Ukraine that
western politicians were not prepared for, an event
that could enter history.



By Dr. Dieter Duhm


The population
rises up against the orders of its government in
Kiev. They stop tanks and ask the soldiers that were
sent there to lay down their arms. The soldiers
hesitate, but then follow the peoples’ orders. They
refuse to shoot at their own compatriots. Following
this are moving scenes of fraternization in a nation
that will not allow itself to be forced into war.
The transitional government in Kiev declares the
civil rights activists in east Ukraine to be
terrorists. They do not see the possibility of
exemplary peace that could take place here. Instead
they send tanks into the cities in order to secure
their power with military force. They cannot think
differently. In the beginning, …