WBEZ | Egypt http://www.wbez.org/tags/egypt Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Democracy referendum in Hong Kong http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-06-26/democracy-referendum-hong-kong-110419 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/AP789734280265.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Voters in Hong Kong turned out in the hundreds of thousands to vote in an unofficial referendum demanding democracy, in response to a document from the Chinese government saying Hong Kong does not have full autonomy. We&#39;ll discuss the implications of the call for greeter freedom.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-democracy-referendum-in-hong-kong/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-democracy-referendum-in-hong-kong.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-democracy-referendum-in-hong-kong" target="_blank">View the story "Worldview: Democracy referendum in Hong Kong" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 11:10:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-06-26/democracy-referendum-hong-kong-110419 Al Jazeera journalists convicted in Egypt http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-06-23/al-jazeera-journalists-convicted-egypt-110394 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/AP737866259483.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>The Committee to Protect Journalists says the conviction by an Egyptian court of three Al Jazeera journalists is a threat to press freedom. David Kirkpatrick, Cairo bureau chief for the New York Times, joins us to discuss the verdict.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-al-jazeera-journalists-convicted-in-egyp/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-al-jazeera-journalists-convicted-in-egyp.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-al-jazeera-journalists-convicted-in-egyp" target="_blank">View the story "Worldview: Al Jazeera journalists convicted in Egypt" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 11:12:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-06-23/al-jazeera-journalists-convicted-egypt-110394 Why does sexual assault happen in public spaces in Egypt? http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-06-16/why-does-sexual-assault-happen-public-spaces-egypt-110350 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/AP449379976098.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Last week Egyptian president Abdel Fattah El Sisi visited the hospital room of a woman who was assaulted in Cairo&#39;s Tahrir square during an election celebration. We&#39;ll talk to an Egyptian sociologist about why such public sexual assaults are on the rise in Egypt.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-19/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-19.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-19" target="_blank">View the story "Worldview: Why does sexual assault happen in public spaces in Egypt?" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 10:52:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-06-16/why-does-sexual-assault-happen-public-spaces-egypt-110350 Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood vows to continue protest http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-01-06/egypts-muslim-brotherhood-vows-continue-protest-109465 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Egypt muslim b.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Last month the Egyptian government declared the Muslim Brotherhood a &quot;terrorist organization.&quot; But despite the arrest of many of its leaders, the organization has pledged to continue its protests. Many are concerned about the potential for violence. We&#39;ll find out what&#39;s at stake.&nbsp;</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/128210600&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=false" width="100%"></iframe></p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-egypt-s-struggle/embed?header=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-egypt-s-struggle.js?header=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-egypt-s-struggle" target="_blank">View the story "Worldview: Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood vows to continue protest" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 10:54:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-01-06/egypts-muslim-brotherhood-vows-continue-protest-109465 Daycare in Germany, the Egyptian revolution on film and traditional Chinese rhythms http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2013-08-23/daycare-germany-egyptian-revolution-film-and-traditional-chinese <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/AP08021108786.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Daycare has become a top election issue in Germany. The conflict in Egypt has impacted the Egyptian film industry. We&#39;ll tell you where you can find Chinese drumming in Chicago.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F106892956&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=false" width="100%"></iframe></p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/daycare-in-germany-the-egyptian-revolution-on-film/embed?header=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/daycare-in-germany-the-egyptian-revolution-on-film.js?header=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/daycare-in-germany-the-egyptian-revolution-on-film" target="_blank">View the story "Daycare in Germany, the Egyptian revolution on film and traditional Chinese rhythms" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 10:15:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2013-08-23/daycare-germany-egyptian-revolution-film-and-traditional-chinese On the ground in Egypt, Indonesia's death squads and a festival to empower women http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2013-08-16/ground-egypt-indonesias-death-squads-and-festival-empower-women-108442 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/WEEKEND PASSPORT_0.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Barbara Ibrahim discusses how Egypt&#39;s political crisis has affected daily life. Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer takes us inside &#39;The Act of Killing.&#39; Global citizen Nari Safavi highlights weekend activities with international flair.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F105762790&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=false" width="100%"></iframe></p><p><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-on-the-ground-in-egypt-joshua-oppenheim/embed?header=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-on-the-ground-in-egypt-joshua-oppenheim.js?header=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-on-the-ground-in-egypt-joshua-oppenheim" target="_blank">View the story "Worldview: On the ground in Egypt, Indonesia's death squads and a festival to empower women" on Storify</a>]</noscript></p></p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 12:01:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2013-08-16/ground-egypt-indonesias-death-squads-and-festival-empower-women-108442 Political crisis in Egypt, Canada as a petrostate, U.S. policy in Yemen and plants for a cause http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2013-08-15/political-crisis-egypt-canada-petrostate-us-policy-yemen-and-plants <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/AP115224910253.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>President Obama issues a statement on Egypt. The U.S. embassy in Yemen remains shut after a global terror alert, and a family in Woodstock raises money for a cause by selling plants and crafts.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F105596737&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-canada-as-a-petrostate-u-s-policy-in-yem.js?header=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-canada-as-a-petrostate-u-s-policy-in-yem" target="_blank">View the story "Worldview: Political crisis in Egypt, Canada as a petrostate, U.S. policy in Yemen and plants for a cause" on Storify</a>]</noscript></p></p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 11:55:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2013-08-15/political-crisis-egypt-canada-petrostate-us-policy-yemen-and-plants Guantanamo's history, "Prisoner of the Week" and suffragist songs http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2013-08-14/guantanamos-history-prisoner-week-and-suffragist-songs-108403 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/AP151003017.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Egypt declares a state of emergency. We&#39;ll take a look at the history of the Guantanamo naval base and check out songs about women&#39;s rights.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F105440454&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/guantanamo-s-history-and-suffragist-songs.js?header=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/guantanamo-s-history-and-suffragist-songs" target="_blank">View the story "Guantanamo's history, \"Prisoner of the Week\" and suffragist songs" on Storify</a>]</noscript></p></p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 11:02:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2013-08-14/guantanamos-history-prisoner-week-and-suffragist-songs-108403 Terror alerts, Senators McCain and Graham go to Egypt and Ramadan comes to a close http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2013-08-06/terror-alerts-senators-mccain-and-graham-go-egypt-and-ramadan-comes <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/AP756814503407.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We discuss Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham&#39;s agenda in Egypt. The U.S. and U.K. perceive Yemen as a possible terror threat. Radio Islam&#39;s founder Imam Malik Mujahid explains why he thinks the end of Ramadan has no link to potential terrorist acts.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F104298753&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-senators-mccain-and-graham-go-to-egypt-a.js?header=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-senators-mccain-and-graham-go-to-egypt-a" target="_blank">View the story "Worldview: Terror alerts, Senators McCain and Graham go to Egypt and Ramadan comes to a close" on Storify</a>]</noscript></p></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 11:55:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2013-08-06/terror-alerts-senators-mccain-and-graham-go-egypt-and-ramadan-comes Egyptian politics, Iraq Veterans Against the War and a Pakistani jail break http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2013-08-01/egyptian-politics-iraq-veterans-against-war-and-pakistani-jail-break <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/AP090504016818.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Cherif Bassiouni weighs in on conflict in Egypt. Former Iraq veterans are gathering in Chicago this week to discuss the future of U.S. militarism. The Pakistani legislature has elected a new president. Renata Sago fills us in on new investment happening in Haiti.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F103599005&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-iraq-veterans-against-the-war.js?header=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-iraq-veterans-against-the-war" target="_blank">View the story "Worldview: Egyptian politics, Iraq Veterans Against the War and a Pakistani jail break" on Storify</a>]</noscript></p></p> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 12:03:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2013-08-01/egyptian-politics-iraq-veterans-against-war-and-pakistani-jail-break