2 June 2011

Stories from 2 June 2011

Interview with Egypt Author, Tarek Amr

Tarek Amr is a young Egyptian data networks architect and blogger in addition to being an author [en] and a translator in Global Voices Online, which he joined in 2007. In this short conversation, he tells us more about himself, about his contribution in GV and most of all about his experience in the Egyptian Revolution.

Egypt: Ma'zouns to go on Strike

Commenting the strike Ma'zouns (officials who officiate marriages) in Egypt, intend to observe in June, director Amr Ghaleb tweets [ar] on May 28 :I don't know what's the plural of Mazoun, …. but they are going on a strike next month, so anyone planning to get married or divorced, there...

Russia: 13 Non-Political Claims to the Government

LJ-user skitalets sums up [ru] common claims to the Russian government: hypocrisy and amorality, lack of vision, amateurishness, fear of change, ‘psychology of a petty hooligan’ towards neighbors, deafness in a dialogue with civil society, stand on ignorant majority, denial of other countries experience, historical complexes, dropping support of culture...

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