Friday, 16 August 2013

IRIN Middle East reports, 8/15/2013(humanitarian news and analysis a service of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs )

Menan Samy: "I don't know how people will go back to living together after what happened"

lead photo
DUBAI, 15 August 2013 (IRIN) - Among at least 525 people killed yesterday when Egyptian security forces moved to clear a weeks-long sit-in were two members of a civil society group promoting non-violence, called La Lil Onf, (No To Violence in Arabic). Menan Samy told IRIN about the group's failed efforts at reconciliation, her lost hope of making any difference, and the struggle to keep even their group members united amid the growing polarization of Egyptian society.
Read report online

Egyptian rescue workers in the line of fire

lead photo
CAIRO, 15 August 2013 (IRIN) - The killing and bloodshed was already well under way when Salma Bahgat, a Red Crescent volunteer, arrived at Rabaa Al Adawia, one of two sites of support for ousted president Mohamed Morsi raided by the Egyptian authorities yesterday.

No comments:

Post a Comment