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Flogging of Saudi activist Raif Badawi has been postponed for the sixth consecutive week, Amnesty International posted on its Twitter account Friday...
Friday, February 20, 2015
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Updated at 4:15 pm (GMT+ 2): Kuwait's lower court on Wednesday upheld a government decision to shut leading newspaper Al-Watan which has been highly...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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Saudi activist Walid Abu al-Kheir was transferred from al-Malz prison to al-Hayer prison in Riyadh, marking the sixth transfer between several...
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
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Shahira Salloum
A group of Saudi liberals are planning to commemorate May 7 as “Saudi Liberalism Day” in a challenge to the dominant hard-line religious current that...
Monday, May 7, 2012
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Khalil Sweileh
Rula Rakbi holds a huge cigar and sports a constant smile while sitting among young intellectuals in the glass-covered street-side café of the...
Sunday, February 26, 2012
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Serene Assir
Independent Syrian activists seeking refuge in Beirut are hedging their bets on whether the Assad regime will fall. Meanwhile, they suffer from...
Sunday, January 29, 2012
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Tarek Abd al-Hayy
For the first time since the outbreak of the Syrian uprising, defectors have managed to secure a strong presence in several towns in the Damascene...
Friday, January 27, 2012
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Serene Assir
In Cairo, Syrian supporters of the uprising against President Bashar Assad’s regime are losing faith in the Arab League. Some want the international...
Thursday, December 15, 2011
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Prominent Syrian blogger, feminist, and human rights activist Razan Ghazzawi, who has championed the cause of political activists locked up by the...
Monday, December 5, 2011
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