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  1. The Accumulation of Capital
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1913
    Rosa Luxemburg's analysis of the inherent contradictions of capitalist accumulation.
  2. Aga Khan Foundation Canada
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  3. Age of Extremes
    The Short Twentieth Century 1914 - 1991

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1997
    A overview of the history of the years 1914 - 1991.
  4. Chomsky.Info
    Resource Type: Website
    The Noam Chomsky Web site.
  5. Connexions Library: Africa Focus
    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2009
    Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on Africa.
  6. Connexions Library: Middle East Focus
    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2009
    Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on the Middle East.
  7. CPJ condemns harsh prison sentences for Journalists in Egypt
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    CPJ talk about its opinions on the sentencing of 3 journalists to long prison sentences in Egypt on terrorism-related charges.
  8. Crossing Rafah
    Heading to Gaza

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
  9. Egypt - Post Muslim Brotherhood and the Army
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    What Future for Egypt? Dr. Gouda Abdelkahleq will be speaking about current events in Egypt at Beit Zatoun in Toronto.
  10. Egypt: Concerns with Draft Broadcast Law
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    ARTICLE 19 and the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information have serious concerns with the draft Broadcast Law released by the Egyptian authorities. A detailed analysis of the draft Law conducted by ARTICLE 19 highlights these concerns.
  11. Egypt: Military police arrest blogger for criticizing armed forces
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    Reporters Without Borders is shocked to learn that Maikel Nabil Sanad, a blogger and conscientious objector, had been arrested by the military police for allegedly defaming the armed forces in his blog.
  12. Egypt: Security authorities confiscate book about corruption
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) reports that the Egyptian security authorities have confiscated a book entitled "A Flood of Corruption and the Advance of bin Laden in Algeria" by the Algerian writer, Anwar Malek.
  13. Egyptian Women and the Revolution
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Radwan focuses on the role women are playing in the Egyptian Revolution, their reasons for being active in the movement, and the repercussions they experience as a result of their involvement.
  14. Egypt's Aunt Peaceful
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    Ghada Shahbender knows the Egyptian Revolution Didn´t Start in January 2011, because she was there seven years ago reminding the government ¨We Are Watching¨
  15. Egypt's civil society facing renewed government crackdown
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    If the Egyptian authorities are successful in their attempt to prevent non-governmental organisations from working, independent civil society in Egypt risks being wiped out.
  16. Egypt's Revolution at Three
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Radwan examines the Egyptian Revolution and the rise of General Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi after the ousting of President Morsi.
  17. Egypt's Unfinished Revolution
    Against The Current vol. 156

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    An interview with Atef Said, a human rights lawyer and a political activist in Egypt before moving to the United States in 2004. He is the author of two books on torture under Mubarak.
  18. Embassy Row Online
    Resource Type: Website
    Contact names and numbers for all embassies to Canada and all Canadian embassies abroad.
  19. The End of the "Leaderless" Revolution
    A Global Fallacy and the Military Intervention in Egypt

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    When movements don't have (or claim not to have) ideologies, agendas, demands and leaders, they can go in two directions: they can dissipate (as did Occupy), or serve the agendas of others. The end of the leaderless revolution does not mean the end of the Egyptian revolutionary process. But it spells the end of the fallacy that the people can take power without an agenda, an alternative platform, an ideology, and leaders.
  20. Four Al-Jazeera journalists arrested arbitrarily in Cairo
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Reporters Without Borders condemns the arrests of four Al-Jazeera journalists by the Egyptian secret police in Cairo and calls for their immediate and unconditional release.
  21. From Portugal to Egypt: a Cautionary Tale
    The Anti-Empire Report

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    The events in Egypt cannot help but remind me of Portugal. Here, there, and everywhere, now and before, the United States of America, as always, is petrified of anything genuinely progressive or socialist, or even too democratic, for that carries the danger of allowing god-knows what kind of non-America-believer taking office.
  22. Geschichte Ägyptens
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1964
  23. IFJ Condemns Killing of Egyptian Journalist in Damanhur
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    The International Federation of Journalists has condemned the killing on Monday night, 19 August, of Egyptian daily Al Ahram''s bureau regional chief, Tamer Abdel Raouf, shot by soldiers at an army check point
  24. IFJ Condemns Sentences Given to Al Jazeera English Journalists
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined the world community to condemn today’s verdict by a Cairo court in the case involving journalists from Al Jazeera English
  25. IFJ-FAJ Delegation Urges Egyptian Prime Minister to Release Al-Jazeera Jailed Journalists
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    The International Federation of Journalists welcomes the meeting this morning in Cairo between an IFJ-FAJ delegation and Egypt's Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab to discuss the imprisonment of the three Al Jazeera journalists
  26. IFJ hails the strike of Egyptian colleagues denouncing the stifling press freedom in the country
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) hailed the strike action taken on 10 June by Egyptian journalists in response to the call made by the Egyptian Journalists Syndicate's (EJS) Freedom Committee, to stop work in protest
  27. IFJ Welcomes Release on Bail of Al Jazeera Journalists in Egypt
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has today welcomed the release on bail of Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, imprisoned in Egypt since December 2013.
  28. International Crisis Group
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  29. International media does not escape violence unleashed by Mubarak supporters
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    Reporters Without Borders unreservedly condemns today’s shocking attacks on BBC, Al Jazeera, CNN, Al-Arabiya and ABC News journalists by Mubarak supporters who were reportedly accompanied by plainclothes police.
  30. ISIS Church Bombings Kill 47 in Egypt
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2017
    Ditz details two recent ISIS attacks in Egypt targeting Christian churches and followers.
  31. Jewish human rights group welcomes democratic upsurge in Egypt
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    Independent Jewish Voices Canada views the ongoing uprising of the Egyptian people against the dictatorial regime of President Hosni Mubarak as a positive development for Egypt and the rest of the Middle East.
  32. Journalist harassed and intimidated by police officers in Cairo after article on curruption
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    Police officers have led organised attacks against Alaa Al Gamel, a reporter for weekly Sout Al Ouma.
  33. Journalists under physical assault in Egypt
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    Supporters of President Hosni Mubarak have begun violently attacking journalists reporting on the streets of Cairo today, a shift in tactics from recent media censorship.
  34. Justice for All: the Struggle for Worker Rights in Egypt
    A Report by the Solidarity Center

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2010
    A report on recent workers' struggles in Egypt, against falling wages, oppressive working conditions, and violations of workers' rights, in the face of an authoritarian and repressive government.
  35. Last Sparks From Tahrir Square
    Tahrir Square Died, But Not the Revolution

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    Once again, the prisons of Egypt are full. The hospitals are overflowing with injured men and women. But the fight, the ‘process’ goes on; it is not dying. Tahrir Square died, but the revolution is getting stronger.
  36. Lavon Affair
    Wikipedia article

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1954
    The Lavon Affair refers to a failed Israeli covert operation, code named Operation Susannah, conducted in Egypt in the Summer of 1954. As part of the false flag operation, a group of Egyptian Jews were recruited by Israeli military intelligence to plant bombs inside Egyptian, American and British-owned civilian targets, cinemas, libraries and American educational centres. The attacks were to be blamed on the Muslim Brotherhood, Egyptian Communists, "unspecified malcontents" or "local nationalists" with the aim of creating a climate of violence and instability.
  37. Leading news website blocked in 3 Arab countries
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2016
    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has expressed its deep concerns today following the blocking of news web site al-Araby al-Jadeed and its English counterpart The New Arab, in Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Egypt.
  38. Mainspring of the Arab Revolt
    A review of Lineages of Revolt by Adam Hanieh

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    This book ought to be read — or better, studied — by every socialist interested in the Middle East.
  39. A Man Apart
    The Life of Henri Curiel

    Resource Type: Book
    Curiel was a key figure in founding the Egyptian and Sudanese communist movements; he trained and influenced most of the left militants in Nasser's Free Officer movement. Curiel remained one of the most prominent figures on the Middle East scene until he was assassinated in 1978. Eqypt, and especially the radical movement within it, is the backdrop.
  40. A Marxist History of the World part 96:1956: Hungary and Suez
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    1956 was a year of war, revolution, and disillusionment – a year after which nothing could ever be quite the same again.
  41. Massacres That Matter - Part 1 - 'Responsibility To Protect' In Egypt, Libya And Syria
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    Where offending states fail to live up to this responsibility by inflicting genocide, ethnic cleansing and other crimes against humanity on their own people, the international community has a responsibility to act.
  42. Memoirs from the Women's Prison
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1994
    Nawal El Saadawi was imprisoned in 1981 by Anwar Sadat for alleged "crimes against the State." She offers both firsthand witness to women's resistance to state violence and insights into the formation of women's community. Saadawi describes how political prisoners, both secular intellectuals and Islamiists, forged alliances to demand better conditions.
  43. Middle East and North Africa: Blogging flourishes; governments block and monitor content
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    Thousands of writers, journalists, activists, lawyers and others are expressing their dissent and reporting on social issues by blogging throughout the Middle East and North Africa, says a new report by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).
  44. New anti-terrorism law takes Egypt into Orwellian territory
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Reporters Without Borders condemns a ban on media reports that conflict with official accounts of armed attacks and operations by Jihadi militants. The ban is part of an anti-terrorism law that President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ratified yesterday
  45. New wave of attacks on freedom of information
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    With the trial of former president Mohamed Morsi and major leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood under wa, Egyptian media workers are targets of attack. Freedom of information is threatened. Measures include military trials, arbitrary arrests, and abusive treatment in detention as Egyptian authorities maintain their campaign of repression.
  46. New wave of attacks on freedom of information
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    With the trial of former president Mohamed Morsi and major leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood under way, Egyptian media workers are targets of attack. Freedom of information is threatened. Measures include military trials, arbitrary arrests
  47. The No-Nonsense Guide to Terrorism
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2003
    An in-depth look at the nature of terrorism that discusses questioning terrorism, assessing it, the difference between state terrorism and group terrorism, morality and history, and war and politics.
  48. On Egypt
    An interview with Gilbert Achcar

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    An interview with Gilbert Achcar.
  49. One year in jail and still no justice for Peter Greste
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its Australian affiliate, the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) in calling for the immediate release of Australian journalist, Peter Greste, who will today mark 365 days in an Egyptian jail.
  50. Ordeal continues for journalists detained in Egypt
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Reporters Without Borders condemns yesterday's announcement by the Egyptian authorities that they are extending the provisional detention of three Al-Jazeera journalists for another 15 days.
  51. Outrage as Al-Jazeera retrial ends with three-year jail terms
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Reporters Without Borders is appalled by the three-year jail sentences that a Cairo court, after many postponements, finally passed today on Al-Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fadel Fahmy, Baher Mohamed and Peter Geste, who were convicted of disseminat
  52. Overthrowing other people's governments: The Master List
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    Instances of the United States overthrowing, or attempting to overthrow, a foreign government since the Second World War.
  53. Palestine Peace Not Apartheid
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2006
    Former U.S. President Carter calls Israel's treatment of Palestinians 'apartheid' and identifies continuing Israeli control of the occupied territories as the primary obstacle to peace.
  54. The Penguin Atlas of World History - Vol. 2: From the French Revolution to the Present
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1978
  55. A People's History of the World
    From the Stone Age to the New Millennium

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1999
    Harman describes the shape and course of human history as a narrative of ordinary people forming and re-forming complex societies in pursuit of common human goals.
  56. Politically-orchestrated trial ends in long jail terms
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    In a sign of the Egyptian regime’s increasingly totalitarian nature, a Cairo court today passed sentences ranging from seven to ten years in prison on Al-Jazeera journalists Peter Greste, Mohamed Adel Fahmy and Baher Mohamed.
  57. Presidential pardon for Al Jazeera journalists jailed on "terrorism" charge
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Reporters Without Borders welcomes today’s presidential pardon for Al Jazeera English journalists Mohamed Fadel Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, who had been imprisoned since late August after being convicted of working without permission, broadcasting
  58. Press for Conversion #51
    May 2003

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 2003
    Why is the U.S. government reviled by so many people in the Middle East and North Africa? This issue looks at the past 50 years of wars and regime changes in the region and unveils a consistent pattern of U.S. involvement.
  59. Prime Minister Harper - Keep working to free Fahmy
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    The Canadian Association of Journalists condemns the conviction of Mohamed Fahmy, a Canadian journalist who served as Al Jazeera’s acting bureau chief in Cairo, to seven years in prison for terrorism-related crimes.
  60. Recovering Nonviolent History
    Civil Resistance in Liberation Struggles

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2013
    Essays showing, in considerable detail, the varied roles played by civil resistance in fifteen liberation struggles in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas.
  61. Roads to the Arab Uprisings
    Book review of "The Journey to Tahrir" eds. Sowers and Toensing and "The Arab Revolts" eds. McMurray and Ufheil-Somers

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    The strength of all the essays in these two collections is that the principal trends the authors analyzed have become critical background to recent events in Egypt and Syria during the summer of 2013, even as the nature of these events continue to shift.
  62. RSF calls for release of six journalists sentenced to life imprisonment
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    While Egypt's president has just claimed on CNN that his country enjoys unprecedented freedom of expression, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) points out that tomorrow a court will begin hearing the appeals of six unjustly detained journalists
  63. The Scramble for Africa
    White Man's Conquest of the Dark Continent from 1876 to 1912

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2003
    Describes the brief vicious scramble by Europe's imperial powers to seize colonies throughout the continent of Africa. Pakenham strips the impresarios of imperialism of their veneer of Victorian heroism and reputations for statemanlike vision, to reveal them as men with bloated and often vicious egos.
  64. "Shawkan" in very poor health after two years of provisional detention
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Reporters Without Borders calls for Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid's immediate release and the withdrawal of all the charges against him at his next court appearance on 17 August, three days after he will have completed his second year
  65. A Short History of Progress
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2004
    If the population growth, consumption of resources, and technological advances continue according to the trend of the twentieth century, at the expense of the earth, the outcome may be disastrous.
  66. The Socialist Register 1964
    Volume 1: A Survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1964
  67. The Socialist Register 1976
    Volume 13: A Survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1976
  68. The strike that led to Tahir Square
    An act of courage that launched a revolution

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    Labour struggles at Egypt's largest cotton mill, starting in 2006, laid the groundwork for the revolution of 2011.
  69. Substantial setback for press freedom in Egypt
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    A new requirement by the Egyptian military that local print media obtain approval for all mentions of the armed forces before publication is the single worst setback for press freedom in Egypt since the fall of President Hosni Mubarak.
  70. Syria, Iraq, Egypt most deadly nations for journalists
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    The conflict in Syria, a spike in Iraqi bloodshed, and political violence in Egypt accounted for the high number of journalists killed on the job in 2013.
  71. Towards a New Cold War
    Essays on the Current Crisis and How We Got There

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1982
    A sobering assessment of American foreign policy from the end of the Vietnam era to Ronald Reagan.
  72. Two years since Rabaa massacre, impunity still reigns in Egypt
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    On this day two years ago, the Egyptian army and riot police launched a deadly onslaught on supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi, leaving hundreds dead and thousands injured.
  73. Understanding the counter-revolution
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2017
    A review of Gilbert Achcar, Morbid Symptoms: Relapse in the Arab Uprising (Saqi, 2016).
  74. The US/EU Manufactured Egyptian Nightmare has Arrived
    The Ogre of Egypt Now Wants a Mandate for Wholesale Slaughter

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Article on the internationally-financed regime of Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi in Egypt.
  75. Why I quit my job as an investigations editor in Egypt
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    Hisham Allam is an award-winning investigative reporter based in Cairo. He was an investigative editor for the El-Watan newspaper, but the recent crackdown on the Egyptian press has taken a toll on his freedom to report the truth. In this Secrets of the Masters interview, he describes his groundbreaking coverage of the Egyptian revolution and explains why he recently quit his job.
  76. Winning the Rank and File Soldiers in Egypt
    An Historical Drama Unfolds

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces will wield power during and immediately after the current transition of the toppling of Mohamed Morsi.

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