Category Archives: Bouazizi Revolution

The Splintered History of the Tunisian Left

A protester gestures to police during a demonstration near the Interior Ministry in Tunis on 8 February 2013. Tens of thousands of mourners chanted anti-Islamist slogans on Friday at the Tunis funeral of secular opposition leader Chokri Belaid. (Photo: Zoubeir … Continue reading

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Fatwa in Egypt Permits Killing Morsi Opponents

  Saad al-Katatni, head of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice party, talks during a news conference next to former Egyptian foreign minister Amr Moussa (L) and Egyptian liberal politician Mohamed ElBaradei (R) after a meeting in Cairo, Jan. … Continue reading

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Tunisian opposition leader murdered, sparks nationwide protests

A picture taken on 29 December 2010 shows Tunisian lawyer and human rights activist Choukri Belaid speaking as he attends a meeting along with other lawyers in Tunis to express their solidarity with the residents of Sidi Bouzid. Belaid, a … Continue reading

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Exploited and Misused: The Impossible Discourse of the ‘Arab Spring’

     <!– By Badran —————————- The ‘Arab Spring’ has become an Arab springboard for regional meddling and foreign intervention. <!– AddThis Button BEGIN –> By Ramzy BaroudJan 23 2013 / 11:10 pm A reductionist discourse is one that selectively tailors … Continue reading

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After Two Years, the Tunisian Revolution Betrayed?

Tunisian people wave national flags in front of the big clock as part of the festivities that mark the second anniversary of the uprising that ousted long-time dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali on 14 January 2013 in Tunis. (AFP … Continue reading

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Latest News From the Revolution

  By: Rami Zurayk Published Sunday, December 30, 2012   Two years ago on this day, I wrote a column titled “On the Necessity of Rebellion.” In those days, beautiful Tunisia was calling out to Egypt, the motherland. The scent … Continue reading

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A lesson in hypocrisy by Rashid Ghannouchi

راشد الغنوشي يعطيكم درس في النفاق  

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Tunisia: Al-Nahda’s Failures Lead Sidi Bouzid to Rise Again

Protesters shout slogans calling for the release of other protesters, who were arrested after clashes with police late last week, outside a court in Sidi Bouzid 14 August 2012. (Photo: Reuters – Zoubeir Souissi) By: Christopher Barrie Published Friday, August … Continue reading

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Redefining the ‘Arab Spring’: Is Chaos Overtaking Revolution?

By Ramzy Baroud The age of revolutionary romance is over. Various Arab countries are now facing hard truths. Millions of Arabs merely want to live with a semblance of dignity, free from tyranny and continuous anxiety over the future. This … Continue reading

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The Arab Spring: The Root Causes?

Hamze Abbas Jamoul At the end of 2010 and the beginning of the 2011, a series of demonstrations and protests began to rise in the Arab world. These protests have become known as the “Arab Spring” (Ashley 2011), or, as … Continue reading

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