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Teresa Mayr


Teresa Mayr is studying for her masters in social economy in Vienna and has volunteered as a human rights observer in Palestine.

Comment: Austria's foreign minister recently said that Abdel Fatah al-Sisi was a better option to what came before him. That position ignores all that he has done, says Teresa Mayr.

02 June, 2015

Comment: The military regime buried democracy and the international community was willing to look the other way, says Teresa Mayr.

19 May, 2015

Comment: Human rights groups continue to protest against the erosion of press freedom.

05 May, 2015

Comment: Freedom of the press remains a concern in Sisi's Egypt, but the international community continues to ignore it, says Teresa Mayr.

05 May, 2015

Comment: Lawyers are increasingly coming under attack as the human rights situation in Egypt sinks to new depths, says Teresa Mayr.

29 April, 2015

Comment: The death of migrants in the Mediterranean is not an accident, it is the result of a policy the European Parliament could change, says Teresa Mayr.

22 April, 2015

Comment: At the current pace, it will be a century before Gaza can be reconstructed. The international community needs to step up, says Teresa Mayr.

14 April, 2015

Comment: The EU was ineffective during the Arab Spring and is similarly ineffective during the Yemen crisis, defending Saudi-led air raids yet calling for a political solution to the conflict.

08 April, 2015

Analysis: The European Union's Neighbourhood Country Report highlighted some of the failings of the Egyptian government. Whether this will have any affect on its relations with Cairo is another matter.

31 March, 2015