Posted: February 1st, 2015 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: Revolute | Tags: Al Jazeera, Australian Journalist, Egypt, Peter Greste | Comments Off on Egypt Frees and Deports Australian Al Jazeera Journalist
Australian journalist Peter Greste has been deported from Egypt after 400 days behind bars, and is believed to be on his way home to Australia. There were reports Greste was in good health when he boarded an initial flight from Egypt to Larnaca in Cyprus overnight, accompanied by one of his brothers.
Greste’s family confirmed his release from jail in a statement posted on social media. His brother Andrew Greste said the family was ecstatic and called for the world to respect his brother’s privacy and to give him time to appreciate his freedom.
The family will hold a press conference in Brisbane later this morning :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: September 17th, 2012 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: CRIME! | Tags: Amroh Mamoni, Arab Spring, Crime, Egypt, Islam, Islamic Muslim extremists, Libya, London Muslim Protest, Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, Sydney Australia, Sydney Islamic Protest, Sydney Muslim Protest, The Innocence of Islam, US Embassy | Comments Off on Sydney Muslims Join Worldwide Anti-US Protests
As Verity Penfold penned her summation of the latest Islamic uprising – Arab Spring Turns to Islamic Winter as Muslims Prove Unruly Ways – Sydney Muslims geared up for what was meant to be a peaceful protest. Several hundred protesters gathered in central Sydney with the intention of marching to the US Consulate.
OPINION! …Islamic community leaders need to GET A GRIP! remove the RADICAL elements, CUT the rhetoric and calm the rest of us with a little unity and LEADERSHIP! The truth is always averagely simple! The Australian Public watches the news nightly on their tv sets, sat there with the kids, possibly gnawing away at dinner. Three nights in a row each and every tv station is running news on the escalating violence, destruction of property, the anti US protests in the middle east. On the fourth night the Australian public watches the tv news and that same fracas is occurring in it’s own city!?
UPDATE! Australia’s Foreign Affairs Minister – and former Premier of New South Wales – Bob Carr has waded into the discussion over Sydney’s Muslim riot, urging the Australian public not to blame the broader Muslim community for the behaviour of what he called a “Telephone Box Minority” Australia’s Immigration Minister, Chris Bowen has also chirped into the criticism and indicated he may cancel the visas of any “non-citizens” charged after the weekend’s violent protests in Sydney :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: January 31st, 2011 | Author: M.Aaron Silverman | Filed under: mcsixtyfive | Tags: Blip, Coup d'état, Egypt, Facebook, Get Out of the House, M.Aaron Silverman, Revolute, Revolution, World News | Comments Off on Egypt On the Verge of Coup d'état
Is our western perspective on what revolution is; clouding our view of what a likely outcome might be. As we moan and groan about how harsh it is not having internet or cell phone services – is it possible we’ve missed the point of revolution – 60% poverty in a developed nation is NOT something the west can comprehend. If at the end of this civil unreast all Egyptians get back is Facebook, Twitter and an Austrian Based Leader, will they have won anything M★S READ MORE
Posted: January 29th, 2011 | Author: M.Aaron Silverman | Filed under: mcsixtyfive | Tags: Blip, Egypt, Facebook, Hosni Mubarak, Kiss My . . ., Love and Other Drugs, M.Aaron Silverman, Revolute, Revolution, Socially Engineered, twitter | Comments Off on Egypt Revolts
Things are moving quickly in Egypt today. Street protests have consumed Cairo and other major cities – the army’s been called out to quell them. A quick roundup of the latest news, below. President Hosni Mubarak, the target of ferocious protests all day today, has reportedly sent the army into the streets to back up police battling protesters, and imposed a curfew. Despite this, news accounts say pro-democracy protests are growing, as protesters lose their fear of speaking out M★S READ MORE
Posted: January 28th, 2011 | Author: M.Aaron Silverman | Filed under: mcsixtyfive | Tags: Blip, Egypt, Facebook, Facebook, M.Aaron Silverman, M.Aaron.Silverman, Revolution, Socially Engineered, Socially Engineered, twitter | Comments Off on Egypt Cuts Internet, No Facebook or Twitter Revolution!?
Reports coming of Egypt indicate that the country is now under an Internet and SMS blackout, just hours before a new series of major protests are planned against the regime of President Hosni Mubarak. Sebone, a major Egyptian service provider based in Italy, is reporting that no Internet traffic is entering or exiting the country as of 12:30 AM Egyptian time. Reporters and citizens on-the-ground are also reporting that they are experiencing Internet and SMS outages M★S READ MORE