Post Tagged with: "Egypt"

BSG Students, Deepening Democracy

Undaunted by my death sentence

Undaunted by my death sentence

I received with total disbelief the news that on May 16 an Egyptian court had sentenced me to death — along with former president Mohamed Morsi, a number of his aides and several respected public figures, including renowned scholar Emad Shahin. The charges in my case, like Morsi’s, are false […]

by × 08 June 2015 ×

BSG Students, Deepening Democracy

Oxford students condemn sentencing of Sondos Asem

Oxford students condemn sentencing of Sondos Asem

We are 78 students from 51 countries and territories studying at the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford. We write to express our shock at the death sentence handed to our classmate, Sondos Asem, along with over 100 others in Egypt and we are keen to affirm […]

by × 22 May 2015 ×

BSG Students, Economic growth and resilience

The Renaissance and its Discontents: Continuing the legacy of ineffective FDI and Debt Policies

The Renaissance and its Discontents: Continuing the legacy of ineffective FDI and Debt Policies

“The FDI Mirage” Three years have passed since the Mubarak regime was overthrown by a largely peaceful revolution in Egypt. The socio-economic inequalities that have led to the uprisings were deeply entrenched in the economic policies adopted by the regime, that date back to the transition from state-led economic development […]

by × 27 November 2013 ×

BSG Students, Economic growth and resilience

Insights into Egypt’s Economic Crisis

Insights into Egypt’s Economic Crisis

Following, are summary insights from a report authored by MPP student Mohammed Mossallam and published by the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights in May 2013. The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights released a report, “The Illusion Dispelled – Egypt’s Economic Crisis: Causes – Alternatives – Remedies”, which assesses the economic […]

by × 23 October 2013 ×