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Towards the end of July resistance grew violent as farmers took up arms to fight a government decision to crack down on cannabis farming
Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry Report: the country is more stable, despite ‘nightly’ confrontations with police
Eleven people have already been killed in violence in Qatif since November
Amid US Congress hearings on Bahrain, protesters face more violence despite an order from the Bahrain crown prince to security forces to use restraint
As the United Nations’ deadline for peace talks between Sudan and South Sudan looms ever nearer, Sudan has been plagued by the largest anti-government demonstration the country has seen since austerity measures were implemented in June. The protest raged on Tuesday as over 1,000 people, mostly students, took to the streets in Darfur in …
The move came after Bahraini authorities banned public demonstrations by Bahraini political association
Fights erupted on Sunday after a court postponed the trial of the 269 protesters who took part in the protests near the Cabinet building in December
Protests in Morocco on Sunday were met with violence by police.
Protesters took aim at the wealthy clique of Moroccans known as the Makhzen, the governing elite centered around monarch King Mohammed VI
The co-founder of the April 6 movement finds little support for his rebuke the 1952 revolution.
25 activists released on Friday, still face charges
More protests are planned to take place at the Russian Embassy today
latest arrests for criticising the Sultan highlight government unease with dissent
The judge will hear the case calling for the revocation of the SCAF supplementary decree
Employees attempted to storm Suez government buildings
The tersely worded statements may hint at secret negotiations on Syria
Students protesting inflation and rising food prices, are also calling for an end to President Omar Al-Bashir’s 23-year reign
Similar to the ongoing crackdown on human rights activists in the region, Omani human rights activists are being persecuted
Calls for Bedouins’ rights and improving state-security officials’ treatment of Bedouins have been a focus of rights groups
No Military Trials movement called on the president to free all of those facing “unjust” trials at the hands of the SCAF
The Egyptian Centre for Economic and Social rights reported protest movements rose dramatically during the second half of June. A contentious presidential election seemed to account for the rise. The Egyptian Centre for Economic and Social Rights recorded only 38 protests during the first half of the month, but 119 protests ended the month. Reasons …
Security forces met the demonstrations with a violent crackdown that included the use of tear gas and batons as well as several arrests
Three Bahraini policemen face possible death penalty for killing protesters
The recent austerity measures taken by the government have included raising taxes and deep cuts to services like public health care.
Israel’s social justice movement attempts to bring back last summer’s tent cities
Calls for a mass protest are being made on Facebook for June 30
and it seems that these protests are only intensifying the face of state repression
Recent reports have thinned the gap of votes between the two candidates to less than a million, with the Muslim Brotherhood putting their candidate in the lead and Ahmed Shafiq slinging accusations of wrongdoing against his opponent
Over the past week police have been firing tear gas, beating protestors with batons, as well as conducting mass arrests of activists.
Egyptians have managed to bring down a deeply-ingrained autocratic regime and set up what is proving to be a relatively close democratic presidential election, all in the hours people normally watch television before going to bed. Workers by day, fighters of injustice by night; the protesters are truly the collective Batman of the revolutionary world.
Parliament march turned away by security forces and returns to familiar haunt in Tahrir Square