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'Reprieve' Take Action: Saudi Arabia, Stop Crucifixion of Ali Al-Nimr, Teen Sentenced in Wake of 'Arab Spring' Pro-Dem Uprising
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, death penalty, dictatorship, repression, Arab Spring, freedom, free expression, demonstration, Ali al-Nimr, teenager, targeted revenge, uncle, Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, noted critic of kingdom, Reprieve, British, legal aid group, Guantanamo )

- 1338 days ago -
At any moment, w/out prior notification of family, Ali al-Nimr, 20, may be crucified by Saudi authorities. Join campaign to save Ali, 3 yrs in prison, accused of many offenses, inc illegal demonstration; tortured, forced to sign false confession when 17!
Sonali Kolhatkar: Why Are We Ignoring the War on Yemen?
World  (tags: amnesty international, arab spring, doctors without borders, egypt, human rights watch, kpfk, red cross, saudi arabia, sonali kolhatkar, unicef, uprising, war crime, yemen )

- 1368 days ago -
"Yemen is one of the most terrifying places in the world to be a child." While ordinary civilians are suffering horrific violence and starvation, there is deafening silence from the U.S. and others who claim to be defenders of human rights.
Iraq:The Whole World Should Be Watching - Waging Nonviolence
World  (tags: Iraq, invasion, peace, Islamic State, occupation, sanctions, Womens movement, Arab spring, Occupy, freedom, war )

- 1374 days ago -
testifies both to the vitality of the popular movements and to the blindness of the outside world to what is really going on in Iraq. Women are working side by side with men to free their country That's just one of the lessons of "Against All Odds."
Tunisia's Rotten Compromise
World  (tags: Tunisia, Arab Spring, constitution, Islamists, terrorism, disappointments, Human Rights, compromises, politics )

- 1409 days ago -
The narrative of Tunisian success based on compromise should be employed with extreme caution. Despite great achievements since 2011, the country is very far from having robust political pluralism or finding political channels for social grievances.
Saudi Arabia and the Counter-Revolution
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, news, Saudi Arabia, Arab Spring, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government, HumanRights, humanrights, freedoms, conflict )

- 2536 days ago -
With much of the Arab world in a do-or-die stampede toward greater democracy, Saudi Arabia is looking to consolidate the old way of doing things.
Recovering From the Arab Spring, at a Price
World  (tags: world, politics, LIbya, Jordan, middle-east, healthcare, Arab Spring, recovery, freedoms, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

- 2564 days ago -
- The Arab Spring sent scores of sick and injured Libyans, fleeing their war- torn country, straight to Jordan, where the influx of patients is putting a lot of pressure on Jordanian hospitals and disrupting the lives of Libyan and Jordanian patients ali
Arab Spring Brings Some Sour Fruits
World  (tags: Arab spring, economy, world, middle-east, news, politics, humanrights )

- 2613 days ago -
Recent shifts in the Middle East and North Africa have presented several economic challenges such as high unemployment, an exodus of migrants from Libya and a reduction of tourism revenues. Given that economic discontent played a vital role in the Arab u
For Egypt's Women, Equality Will Take a Second Revolution
World  (tags: world, politics, women's rights, ARab Spring, middle-east, news, government, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, freedoms )

- 2634 days ago -
While the military has said it now has stopped the administration of such tests, women have a long way to go if they are to feel that the uprising in which they fought was victorious.
MIDEAST: Censorship Changes Colours
World  (tags: freedoms, politics, middle-east, news, Arab Spring, freedom of the press, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, conflict )

- 2672 days ago -
Attempts by regimes in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to suppress the flow of information during the region's pro-democracy uprisings has led a higher number of journalists killed, attacked or arrested.
Egypt Women March Against Army in Fury Over Abuse
World  (tags: world, women's rights, Egypt, Tahrir Square, Arab spring, war, politics, violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, freedoms )

- 2709 days ago -
Around 10,000 women marched through central Cairo demanding Egypt's ruling military step down Tuesday in an unprecedented show of outrage over soldiers who dragged women by the hair and stomped on them, and stripped one half-naked in the street
Arab Women Fight to Defend Their Rights
World  (tags: freedoms, world, Arab women, politics, humanrights, women's rights, Arab Spring, activism, interesting, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government, ethics, HumanRights, humans, news, middle-east, society )

- 2730 days ago -
The Arab Spring seemed to herald a new era of emancipation for women in the Arab world. But Islamists are on the rise in Tunisia and Egypt, and there are worrying reports of sexual assaults on demonstrators in Cairo's Tahrir Square.
TUNISIA: Women Fearful of Islamists' Rise
World  (tags: Arab Spring, Tunisia, women's rights, middle-east, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', news, politics, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, news )

- 2745 days ago -
Tunisian women poured into the streets armed with the vote, their latest weapon, when the country voted in its first democratic election since a popular uprising unseated former president Zine Abidine Ben Ali, ending his 27-year- long stronghold on the c
World  (tags: middle-east, politics, society, religion, Islam, Arab Spring, Syria, Syrian Christians, world, interesting, government, ethics, news )

- 2806 days ago -
Torn between their hunger for freedom and fear of radical Islam, Syria's ancient minority Christians do not know whether to support the protesters or Bashar al-Assad's regime.
Egypt's Revolution at 6 Months: 'We Can't Go Back'
World  (tags: world, news, politics, middle-east, Egypt, Arab Spring, violence, freedoms, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government, interesting )

- 2856 days ago -
Six months after the improbable revolt that toppled one of the world's longest-serving rulers, protesters are once again camping in Cairo's Tahrir Square to demand speedy change.
OP-ED: Has the Arab Spring Weakened the U.S.?
World  (tags: US diplomacy, Arab Spring, middle-east, analysis conflict, world, violence, usa, politics, freedoms, ethics, interesting )

- 2898 days ago -
Popular uprisings are stoking hopes of democratic reform in North Africa and the Middle East, but they are also creating new dangers

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