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Anatomy of Egypt's Revolution: Conditions and Consequences
Al-Amin, Esam
Article
2011
Like perfect storms, several factors have to simultaneously and collectively come together for popular uprisings or protests, even massive ones, to turn into a revolution. That is why only a few of th...
The Arab Revolts and the Cage of Political Economy
Challand, Benoit
Article
2011
Though the Arab revolts of 2011 herald a new era where people have powerfully asserted their inalienable right to protest (and we hope they will continue doing so), the powerful cage of political econ...
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Website
2009
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on the Middle East.
Human Rights Protections Weaken as Tunisia Fights Terror
Abrougui, Afef
Article
2015
The Tunisian government is cracking down on civil and political rights as it fights a rise in Islamist insurgency, in the aftermath of the deadliest terror attack in the country's history.
Mainspring of the Arab Revolt: A review of Lineages of Revolt by Adam Hanieh
Machover, Moshe
Article
2014
This book ought to be read — or better, studied — by every socialist interested in the Middle East.
On Tunisia
Article
2011
When proletarians are willing to defy the forces of repression with bare hands and not retreat from the bullets of the police, they bring to oppositional ferment a determination that can shake state p...
Tales of Tyrants: Ben Ali, Mubarak & Suleiman
Article
2011
On the overthrow of Tunisia's Ben Ali and Egypt's Mubarak.
Tunisia, Then Egypt: Why Now?
Davidson, Lawrence
Article
2011
Under what circumstances does passivity turn into revolt?

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Canadian Crossroads International
CCI fosters global understanding by placing Canadian volunteers in the developing world, placing volunteers from developing nations in Canada, and sponsoring community education programs. Each year, m...
Europe Solidaire Sans Frontieres
ESSF est une association de solidarit‚ internationale. Traitant d'un large ‚ventail de questions, notre site pr‚sente une information militante sur de nombreuses luttes et campagnes ; ainsi que des ar...

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Sources News Release
2009
Leaders of the Federation of African Journalists have condemned at their biannual meeting in Djibouti on June 23rd, the unsafe and precarious working conditions of journalists in Africa.
A dispute between a secular academic and conservative Islamists threatens the peace at a Tunisian university
Brulliard, Karin
2012
A university administrator takes a stand against religious extremism.
Sources News Release
2009
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today condemned attacks and harassment of Tunisian journalists after a series of incidents which suggest deliberate targeting of activists for indepen...
Sources News Release
2015
The IIFJ has declared its full support to the National Trade Union of Tunisian Journalists (SNJT) in its efforts to investigate the claim made by the Islamic State (IS) in its efforts to investigate t...
Sources News Release
2009
Thousands of writers, journalists, activists, lawyers and others are expressing their dissent and reporting on social issues by blogging throughout the Middle East and North Africa, says a new report ...
Sources News Release
2009
Reporters Without Borders is concerned about the way the police in Tunisia have been harassing political activist Ammar Amroussia in recent days. Amroussia writes for El Badil (Alternative), a banned ...
Committee to Protect Journalists
2015
Tunisian authorities should drop charges against an editor accused of complicity in the June 27 terrorist attack on Sousse beach that killed at least 39 people.
Sources News Release
2010
Tunisian journalist Fahem Boukadous has been in extremely poor health since police arrested him on 15 July to begin serving a four-year jail sentence for covering protests in the Gafsa mining region o...

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