Press "Enter" to skip to content

Month: May 2022

Trouble in the Suez This episode takes us to Egypt in 1956, when the nationalisation of the Suez Canal by General Nasser led to the “mother of all conspiracies”.  Liston to the episode HERE Behind closed doors, Great Britain and France made a secret plot with Israel to gain control of the waterway, and retain their influence in the Arab world. The conspiracy spelled the end of British Prime Minister Anthony Eden’s political career: and the Suez Canal Crisis is considered the nail in the coffin of the British Empire.  As we explore this topic we’re joined once more by special guest Khaled…

Leave a Comment

Political Repression in Egypt: Courts Under Military Dictatorship

Streamed live on Feb 25, 2022 This event is sponsored by the US Committee to End Political Repression in Egypt and Haymarket Books, the Committee for Justice, Democracy for the Arab World Now (DAWN), the Freedom Initiative, Internationalism from Below, Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP), and St. John’s Center for International and Comparative Law *** Arabic interpretation of this event can be accessed here:… The modern Egyptian judiciary was established in the middle of the 19th century and is one of the oldest in the Middle East. Throughout the 20th century and the first decade of this…

Leave a Comment