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Martin Eiermann: Islamophobie und Meinungsfreiheit

September 20, 2012 by

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Was so alles gesagt werden darf Ich habe es satt, dass meine Meinungsfreiheit als Deckmantel für euren Schwachsinn herhalten muss. Jedes Mal, wenn sich die Diskussion um den angeblichen „Kulturkampf“ zwischen Muslimen und dem Rest der Welt zu beruhigen scheint, wenn also beispielsweise dezent darauf hingewiesen wird, dass Proteste von 0,002 Prozent aller Muslime kaum […]

Ester Meerman: On the embassy clashes – can we please all act sane again now?

September 19, 2012 by

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Photo: Ester Meerman For me, the past seven days will go down in history as the week in which large parts of the world collectively lost their minds. It all started with this idiot in the US, who made a particularly bad film that insulted the prophet Muhammad. The audiovisual monstrosity caused general hysteria among […]

Ylva Berglund: Where dreams about a better life in Europe break

August 29, 2012 by

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Photos: Ylva Berglund                         Activist getting arrested during a protest You can easily see it in most European countries. Migrants work collecting garbage, driving buses and cleaning dishes in cheap restaurants. A few years ago someone made a documentary movie called ”My Taxi” where […]

Nelly Ali: Egypt and the Racial Distribution of Labour

August 13, 2012 by

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You don’t need to be the sharpest tool in the box to realise how racist Egypt is, or how little the discourse of rights relating to race is embraced. I have not previously written about this because it is one of the very few things that make me ashamed to be a human being. Racism: […]

Marie – Jeanne Berger: Racism in Egypt

July 5, 2012 by

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Text: Marie – Jeanne Berger On the fateful Saturday of Mubarak’s verdict, I spent a tortured morning at the Mugamma then went to meet a friend for an Arabic lesson at Cilantro on Mohamed Mahmoud Street. Normally, we would sit in Borsa cafe, but the heat and the stress of the day dictated the sanctity […]