Three days after she claimed to have been brutally attacked, stomped on, her arm ripped out of its socket and ligaments torn by Egyptian authorities trying to deport her from the Cairo aiprport, Susan ‘Medea’ Benjamin appeared to be miraculously … Continue reading ?
Jared Malsin reports from Cairo on the political choices facing Coptic Christians in today's Egypt.
Cairo welcomes decision by three Gulf states to withdraw ambassadors to Qatar and says no plans for its own to go back.
The other day we reported that poor Medea Benjamin (born Susan Benjamin) was detained in Cairo airport and held overnight in a cell before she was deported to Turkey. She sends us an email today describing her terrible (yet, somehow delicious) treatment; Just the other day I hopped on a plane to Egypt, eager to […]
The theme of this year's International Women's Day, Inspiring Change, is appropriate at a time when the role and influence and future of women are changing rapidly. From Cairo to Kiev, from Washington to Juba, women have been at the forefront of changing history. Show More Summary
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s first official inquiry into last summer’s deadly crackdown on supporters Egypt Group Criticizes Police Over Sit-in Breakup - -
Nine women wait in a holding cell at the Cairo airport awaiting their deportation, after they tried to join a women's delegation to Gaza. What do we have in common? writes Felice Gelman, above left. An interest in calling attention to the terrible plight the women of Gaza face particularly in the face of the tightening siege. Show More Summary
Report says Cairo police used excessive force when 624 civilians died on one day last August, but they were provoked.
The Guardian Al Jazeera journo @PeterGreste + colleagues inside the defendants cage during their trial in Cairo (@GettyImages) pic.twitter.com/xZzOASS8VV — AJAM Photo (@ajamphoto) March 5, 2014 The Egyptian trial of three members of Al Jazeera English has … Read more
Several Al Jazeera journalists are being held in a cage as they stand trial in Cairo, Egypt on charges that they spread false news and supported a terrorist group. A Getty Images photographer captured this picture of the journalistsShow More Summary
Reporters at the State Department badgered spokeswoman Jen Psaki about claims by Code Pink leader Susan ‘Medea’ Benjamin that the U.S. Embassy in Cairo ignored her pleas for help as she faced deportation from Egypt this week. Psaki denied Benjamin’s … Continue reading ?
After spending one night in Cairo Airport's detention cell, Code Pink's Medea Benjamin was deported to Turkey on Tuesday where she is hospitalized in Istanbul. Benjamin claims in a tweet early Tuesday that Egyptian authorities "broke" her arm during her detainment. Show More Summary
Anti-war activist Medea Benjamin charged Tuesday that she suffered a dislocated left arm and severe trauma after being detained on arrival in Egypt and then forced by security officials from a jail cell at the Cairo airport onto a Turkey-bound flight.
An Egyptian court in Cairo has ordered a ban on activities in Egypt by the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, branding it a terror organization, reports The Times of Israel. The Cairo court ordered that all Hamas offices in the country be shut down. Show More Summary
CODEPINK co-founder Medea Benjamin claims she was arrested and roughed up by Egyptian authorities, grabbed at the Cairo airport while en route to Gaza to join an international delegation of fellow women peace activists. Benjamin says she was held overnight in a cell and attacked, injuring her arm. She says she was then deported to […]
Medea Benjamin of Code Pink announced on twitter last night that she had been jailed by Egyptian police, as she was on her way leading a group of activists to "Hamas-lead" Gaza traveling via Cairo. This morning she tweeted that the Egyptian Police had broken her arm. Show More Summary
Our buddy Bev Perlson sends out the great news that little Susie Benjamin of Code Pink fame, has been locked up in Cairo, according to Kristinn Taylor, another of our friends at Gateway Pundit; I’m not sure why she was locked up, yet, but just knowing that the little terrorist is off the streets makes […]
(CAIRO) — A Cairo court has ruled to ban activities by the Palestinian militant Hamas group in Egypt, branding it a terrorist organization. The court also ordered that Hamas offices in the country be shut down and all dealings with the group suspended. Show More Summary
Code Pink's leader Medea Benjamin was stopped at the Cairo airport on Monday along with other U.S. women within her organization and placed in a detainment cell. The radical left wing anti-war group, known for its support of Hamas, was on its way to Gaza for International Women's Day 2014. Show More Summary
Susan ‘Medea’ Benjamin announced on Twitter Monday night she is being held in a jail cell at the Ciaor, Egypt airport: “I’m being held in a jail at Cairo airport!!!” I’m being held in a jail at Cairo airport!!! — … Continue reading ...