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Thursday, August 4th, 2011

The Mubarak Show

Hosni Mubarak denied all charges of economic corruption, illegal export dealings and murder against him during his first day in court. Mubarak, laid out on a stretcher in a cage in his Cairo courtroom, and his two sons, Alaa and Gamal (each holding a Quran in their hands), are represented by Farid al-Deeb, a lawyer

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Journalism in Ethiopia

Monday, March 7th, 2011

Head Case

Source. Via Stephen Coplan.

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

MUSEVENI LOVES HIMSELF A FREE PRESS HE CAN CONTROL

Like all good autocrats pretending to be democrats, Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni (he’s been in power since 1986) has to express his disgust with a free press sometime under the guise of being an African: “You rarely inform....