…Dr Paul Williams, a British MP, had warned that inadequate care would lead to a rapid deterioration of his long-term medical conditions that would likely lead to a premature death.
“We now call for a full international independent investigation into the death of President Morsi, and for these results to be made public. The first democratically elected president has died through a concerted and active campaign by the Egyptian regime. This is a gross violation of international law. It must not be allowed to stand,” the Muslim Brotherhood statement continued. more: https://www.independent.co.uk
Eight years after the Arab Spring transfixed the world, the Middle East has once again lit up with protest. In April, popular movements in Algeria and Sudan forced the ouster of two long-serving autocrats: Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who resigned on April 2, and Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who was removed from power on April 11.
These uprisings show obvious parallels with the 2011 revolution in Egypt that led to the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak. In both…MORE: foreignaffairs
A planned visit to China’s Xinjiang province this week by a Russian national who serves as the United Nations’ top counterterrorism official has infuriated human rights advocates and some Western governments, who fear Beijing will use the trip as propaganda.
The visit by Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov marks the first high-level visit by a U.N. official to the predominantly Muslim territory since Beijing began forcing an estimated million local members of the Uighur minority into detention camps,..MORE: oreignpolicy
The authorities impose a progress that erases the tradition, dehumanizes the Muslim and makes him one more piece of the totalitarian gear. The goal is for this individual to work and obey, and to do it without thinking and, much less, without remembering. Your model has to be ethnic Han Chinese. More than 90% of the 1.2 billion Chinese are Han. The Uyghurs of Xinjiang do not exceed eleven …MORE LAVANGUARDIA
She asked the German president to “find clear terms and make clear to the Crown Prince unambiguously that Germany and Europe are waiting for a radical political change and an immediate end to the war in Yemen.”…MORE: TELLEREPORT
Louisville’s International Airport Renamed After Muhammad Ali …more: NPR
Experts warn that the challenge can lead to cerebral hypoxia, which is a condition that leads to a decrease of oxygen supply to the brain, despite the presence of adequate blood flow, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.“Brain cells are extremely sensitive to oxygen deprivation and can begin to die within five minutes after oxygen supply has been cut off,” the institute says….more: nypost
It is probably no coincidence that the sudden, violent crackdown on protesters in central Khartoum followed a series of meetings between the leaders of Sudan’s military junta and autocratic Arab regimes that are actively attempting to shape the country’s future…MORE THE GUARDIAN
Armstrong, ‘Muhammad: A Prophet for Our Time’ NPR: (Listen) NPR: Armstrong, ‘Muhammad: A Prophet for Our Time’ When the Pope spoke of jihad, and when Danish cartoonists published caricatures of a violent prophet Muhammad, Karen Armstrong blamed “Islamophobia.” The author…
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