Monday, July 06, 2009

Tribute to Marwa

This post has been updated alot since I first wrote it.. so please excuse my lack of organization :)


First, let me announce that a site is in the making (I'm not involved in anyway, (hopefully) "yet") in the memory of Marwa.. The site is MarwaElSherbiny.com

NOTE: Remember you can always use Google Language tools to translate the pages 

News:
Egypt funeral for stabbing victim: http://english.aljazeera.net/news/middleeast/2009/07/20097612424648553.html
Egypt mourns 'headscarf martyr': http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/8136500.stm
The headscarf martyr: murder in German court sparks Egyptian fury: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/jul/07/german-trial-hijab-murder-egypt
Burial of the Egptian woman racially killed in Germany (Arabic): http://www.bbc.co.uk/arabic/worldnews/2009/07/090705_ah_racist_attack_germany-tc2.shtml
Egyptians angry over German court slaying (6 Days late, check their summary to the incidence in the “Story Highlights” section!!): http://edition.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/europe/07/06/egypt.woman.killed/index.html Islamophobia victim was pregnant, body arrives from Germany: http://www.thedailynewsegypt.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=22902
The German Embassy is Following up on Marwa El-Sherbini Killing; Her Family to Take Body Back to Egypt Today: http://www.almasry-alyoum.com/article2.aspx?ArticleID=217708
Marwa killed due to propaganda against Muslims (Arabic): http://www.aljazeera.net/NR/EXERES/66B429F4-7E40-4325-9751-0434271DB1C2.htm
Egyptian woman killed in German court for being veiled (One of the best I’ve read, IMHO): http://globalvoicesonline.org/2009/07/06/egyptian-woman-killed-in-german-court-for-being-veiled/
Marwa’s Husband emerged from the coma to the news of her death .. He was in tears that he wasn’t able to save her: http://www.shorouknews.com/ContentData.aspx?id=70500

Blogs:
Her only crime was the veil, Anderson Cooper 360° (Again was too late several days – 10-11 – & strangely the incidence data is not exactly right) : http://ac360.blogs.cnn.com/2009/07/10/her-only-crime-was-the-veil/
A murder that Germany ignored: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/jul/10/germany-murder-marwa-sherbini
Marwa. Mainstream Media Fail? AGAIN? (this guy said it all): http://fakeplasticsouks.blogspot.com/2009/07/marwa-mainstream-media-fail-again.html
What If She Were A Lesbian: http://egyptianchronicles.blogspot.com/2009/07/what-if-she-were-lesbian.html
The west should be more reasonable (Arabic):http://www.lastoadri.com/2009/07/blog-post.html

Is this is the German democracy? In its (Germany) courtrooms, Muslims are being attacked: http://www.sadafat.com/?p=562
I hate everything about You!: http://blog.hichamaged.net/i-hate-everything-about-you/
Not Fair!!!!: http://lebnights.blogspot.com/2009/07/not-fair.html
Marwa El-Sherbany came back again to Egypt !!!: http://egyptianchronicles.blogspot.com/2009/07/marwa-el-sherbany-came-back-again-to.html
All the links from Bikya Masr; allegedly the first blog to report the incidence: http://bikyamasr.wordpress.com/2009/07/06/bm-news-all-bikya-masr-links-on-marwa-killing/ 
Marwa Al-Sherbini: Killed For Wearing A Headscarf But At What Point Do We Say “Enough”?: http://www.black-iris.com/2009/07/07/marwa-al-sherbini-killed-for-wearing-a-headscarf-but-at-what-point-do-we-say-enough/

Pix:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ahmedcarlos/tags/%D9%85%D8%B1%D9%88%D8%A9%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B4%D8%B1%D8%A8%D9%8A%D9%86%D9%8A/
http://alexhopealex.blogspot.com/2009/07/blog-post.html
http://alexhopealex.blogspot.com/2009/07/blog-post_06.html
http://alexhopealex.blogspot.com/2009/07/blog-post_223.html

Vids:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4lSmIcEbCHQ (English)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X8tZtBrZH6s (Arabic)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6tw6fhdeol8 (Arabic)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3keduYo5sBo (Arabic)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6B5hmOE6EQM (Arabic)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7m0h_ZpGKWQ (Arabic)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bwkxscz4Dqw (Arabic) 

Check twitter (trends) for more:
http://search.twitter.com/search?q=Marwa
http://twist.flaptor.com/trends?gram=Marwa&span=168

Please join the Petition:   http://petol.org/marwa
& keep spreading the word about Marwa.. On twitter please use #Marwa coz it’s the shortest & most commonly used hash tag used there about Marwa..
IMHO, most of the main stream media (most of the news section above) not only reported the incidence too late (even Arabic speaking news agencies), but also reported mainly (or focused on) the Egyptian reaction as if it’s irrational without much mentioning of the racist act that caused that reaction!

2 comments:

Ruslan Trad said...

There is in Bulgarian language

http://ruslantrad.wordpress.com/2009/07/12/murder-that-germany-ignored/

http://ruslantrad.wordpress.com/2009/07/12/marwa-el-sherbini/

Shady Mostafa said...

Thanks Ruslan.. Keep them coming :)

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