Today, Palestine’s bid for statehood could be dead for months, unless we save it! On Wednesday night, US President Obama met with Palestinian President Abbas, and likely heavily pressured him to avoid a full vote of the United Nations assembly, a vote that Palestine would certainly win. Yesterday, the pressure seemed to be working, with the Palestinians backing […]
Across the Middle East — in Bahrain, Libya, Yemen, and more countries every day — autocratic regimes are trying to crush unprecedented peaceful protests with brutality and blackouts. These countries are poised on the brink between liberation and enormous bloodshed — and the protesters’ ability to reach the eyes of the world could determine the outcomes.
Avaaz is working urgently to “blackout-proof” the protests — with secure satellite modems and phones, tiny video cameras, and portable radio transmitters, plus expert support teams on the ground — to enable activists to broadcast live video feeds even during internet and phone blackouts and ensure the oxygen of international attention fuels their courageous movements for change.
اضغط هنا للنسخة العربي Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been swept from power by extraordinary public demonstrations against his corrupt regime, but unless we all act now he could take billions in stolen public money with him. Mubarak is estimated to have amassed up to $70 billion across the world! Governments have just days […]
I thought some of you might be interested in what was mentioned about Tunisia in WikiLeaks. Below is an article wrote by LAYLA and I thought it might give a good example about what was mentioned there for those who prefer not to go through 90 pages of text. But for those who want to read the full thing, you will find it in this PDF file provided by TuniLeaks.
Because it wasn’t just Saudia Arabia, Iran and Lebanon making the headlines: though it acts to the contrary, it seems the United States is aware of Tunisian abrogations of human rights and has given it some thought…