Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
6 - 12 April 2000
Issue No. 476
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875 Issues navigation Current Issue Previous Issue Back Issues

Law and order
Problems of police brutality can only be addressed by the citizens themselves, writes Edward Said. We created the problem; we, too, must solve it
Great expectations -- and realistic, too
Why the rush to pass new academic legislation? Said Ismail Ali advocates democratic decision-making
Beyond neo-colonialism?
The Euro-African Summit is an attempt to rebuild relations on new foundations. Mohamed Sid-Ahmed discusses the significance of the event
Denial and the future of peace
The Israeli version of history has sold in the West for decades, writes Ghada Karmi. Recognition and restitution, however, must come before a settlement
Close up
By Salama Ahmed Salama
The misery syndrome
Is it possible that Europe will apologise to Africa for crimes committed and riches plundered during the imperialist age? --read on--
Reparations required

The Africa-Europe summit that ended in Cairo on Tuesday may not have yielded concrete results consistent with Africa's many legitimate demands. --read on--

Naguib Mahfouz
Free to be friends
I am among those who believe in the importance of maintaining good relations with all the other members of the world community, especially with superpowers if these exist. --read on--

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By Awatef Abdel-Rahman
A democracy of science
If we were to evaluate the state of scientific research in Egypt, we would find both advantages and shortcomings. --read on--



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