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Syrian Blogger and Freedom of Speech advocate Razan Ghazzawi was reportedly released on Saturday along with her female colleagues. The news came via Razan's sister, who tweeted:@NadineGhazzawi: Sister is home :) but she can't leave the country anymore…they won't allow her.
Razan was arrested last week along with several of her colleagues during a raid on the offices of the Syrian Center for Freedom of Expression in Damascus. Some of them remain in prison. Keep up with the news by checking the FREE RAZAN page on Facebook.
MOROCCO ::: My activist-blogger friend Sharmin has been touring Morocco. She shares her adventures via tumblr...
“What a dreadful news today!” laments the blog Morocan Geeks [fr], which reports that the Moroccan historic operator Maroc Telecom is now officially blocking all VoIP services, including Skype. The news sparked a heated debate on social media. Many netizens speculate the move is meant to bolster Maroc Telecom's paying telephony services... ...As we approach the first anniversary of the start of the youth-based pro-democracy movement “February 20“, activists are calling for a nationwide demonstration.Anartiviste posted this video on YouTube to convey the movement's messagePRINT THIS PAGE
|Nathan Schneider, Op-Ed: “The prospect of an Occupy general strike has been circulating for a while already. One of the several Facebook event pages devoted to it has more than 10,000 attendees. Occupy Los Angeles began calling for a May 1 general strike as early as last November, and Occupy Oakland joined at the end of January. Occupy Wall Street’s Direct Action group tried to take a strategic approach to the idea; though many of its members had little hesitation about calling for it, they took steps to ensure there was consultation, and therefore buy-in, among some of those whose participation would be vital.”|
Corporate Twitter accounts are stupid, says Jordanian blogger Roba Al Assi. Click here to learn why.