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Picture: Morocco’s Referendum – Who Will Vote? MOROCCO: – Morocco’s King Mohammed VI responded to demands for reform by proposing a new constitution that will be put to a vote on July 1. The more moderate opposition parties are campaigning for … Continue reading
Written by contributor from abroad (name withheld for security) Recently, Sarah Rangwala examined the complexities of the protests in Bahrain through two interviews conducted with two Bahraini citizens, human rights activist Maryman al-Khawaja and businesswoman Rasha Yousif. While these two … Continue reading
Since last month, when Manal al-Sheirif was arrested for driving her car in the eastern province of Saudi Arabia, activists have been promoting June 17th as a day of protest against the inferior treatment of women in Saudi Arabia. The goal … Continue reading
Gruesome Video: from Radwan Ziadeh ***Note: Mideast Reports cannot verify the authenticity of this video. *** This video supposedly shows Maher Asad’s Fourth Division surveying victims in Al-Hrak in Daraa; They are laughing and joking. Syria Conference for Change Final … Continue reading
Here is a quick overview of what happened today in Syria, Yemen and Bahrain. Syria: Today was the largest day yet for the Syrian revolution. It was labeled the “Friday of the Children of Freedom” in reference to the brutal … Continue reading
In Egypt, a 28 year-old blogger named Khalid Said became the face of the revolution. Khalid was beaten to death by Alexandrian police forces, and was memorialized in the webpage turned social movement, “We are all Khalid Said.” In Syria, … Continue reading