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Fallout in Egypt following president Morsi's power grab, how the internet is helping Brazil's Surui people, and women's health
November 27, 2012
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We continue to look at the fallout in Egypt following president Morsi's power grab, examine how the internet is helping to save the home and culture of Brazil's Surui people, and discuss how regional conflict affects women's health.
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The continuing Egyptian crisis
On Monday, Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi appeared to have reached a deal with the country’s top judicial authorities that would limit the scope of the self-appointed powers he’d taken last week.
RT @Egyptocracy: 7.55pm EET: #Tahrir and streets leading to it are packed.#Egypt (screenshot from Reuters) http://pic.twitter.com/7BAINmTSAntoine Gigal
Egypt's President Said to Limit Scope of Judicial DecreeThe Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamist group that sponsored Mr. Morsi and his party, announced that it was cancelling a major demonstration...
Morsi’s power grab had set off a series of violent protests in Egypt over the last few days. Ahmed Rehab, Executive Director of CAIR-Chicago, explains the political implications.
Video: New clashes in Cairo as cops tear-gas anti-Morsi crowdsrussiatoday
Saving indigenous culture through the internet
In 1969, the Surui people of the Brazilian Amazon had their first contact with industrialized civilization. The following years of disease, conflict and deforestation almost destroyed the tribe.
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But now, the tribe has found a powerful ally in their fight to preserve their culture and their home - the internet - where they map their territory, monitor illegal logging, and trade in carbon offsets. Chief Almir of the Surui indigenous group joins
to tell his story of survival, travel and technology.
Almir Narayamoga SuruiSou Lider Maior do Povo Paiter, lider do clã Gamep, participou movimento indigena em defesa dos...
The Surui Carbon Project - A Great Adventure " Children of the Amazon
Conflict and women's health
EngenderHealth helps women gain access to family planning and reproductive care. Now, a large maternity hospital they partner with in the Congo has been overtaken by the M23 rebels, effectively shutting down the hospital where many women go to deliver their babies and get birth control.
Democratic Republic of the Congo : EngenderHealthBeset by nearly four decades of war and conflict, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has scarce infrastructure and few public health ...
Pam Barnes, president and CEO of EngenderHealth, tells us how regional conflict impacts women’s reproductive health.