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Anonymous hacktivists deface Donald Trump’s website with a tribute to Jon Stewart

The hackers thanked Stewart for a 'steadfast dedication to the irony and power of Truth.'

On Aug 3, 2015 by Dell Cameron

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Egyptian court frees former president Hosni Mubarak

Mubarak is going free, unlike dozens of activists and opposition members.

On May 11, 2015 by Curt Hopkins

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In defense of being opinionated

Everyone's opinion matters.

On Apr 6, 2015 by Matthew Rozsa

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How the Arab Spring became the Middle East’s long winter

The costs of freedom that aren't easily communicated in 140 characters.

On Apr 3, 2015 by Gillian Branstetter

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Gunmen storm Tunisian museum, killing several people and taking hostages

Their motives are currently unclear.

On Mar 18, 2015 by Andrew Couts

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7 things we still don’t know about Hillary Clinton

She has much bigger questions to answer than what's in her inbox.

On Mar 13, 2015 by Gillian Branstetter

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Egypt sends famous blogger to prison for protesting due-process violations

His supporters shouted 'Down with military rule!' at the trial.

On Feb 23, 2015 by Aaron Sankin

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‘Transformers’ director Michael Bay in talks to film movie about Benghazi

We're sure he can give the subject the restrained, tasteful treatment it deserves.

On Nov 3, 2014 by Aaron Sankin

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Tech experts discuss the greatest threats to Internet freedom

Thousands of Internet experts detail what they consider to be the greatest threats.

On Jul 4, 2014 by Fran Berkman

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Does this 13-year-old ‘Simpsons’ episode prove that the U.S. is behind the Arab Spring?

A satirical song from The Simpsons is being used as proof that the U.S. engineered the Arab Spring.

On May 7, 2014 by Rob Price

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Fighting Middle Eastern patriarchy with the power of Facebook

The uprising of women in the Arab world is more than a Facebook page. It's a rallying post for a growing community of people pushing for equal rights for wome in the Middle East.

On Jan 7, 2013 by Kris Holt

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Activists try workarounds during Syria’s Internet blackout

Google has reactivated Speak2Tweet, and Telecomix has posted free dial-up numbers, but it's hard to say what's working.

On Nov 30, 2012 by Curt Hopkins

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“Arab Spring” Kickstarter suddenly suspended

Former journalist Matthew Vandyke was about $4,000 short when his documentary project was taken offline yesterday.

On Aug 22, 2012 by Jennifer Abel

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YouTube launches Human Rights channel to spotlight citizen journalists

The channel is a partnership with nonprofit organization Witness and social news service Storyful that will curate human rights stories from around the world. 

On May 25, 2012 by Jordan Valinsky

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Rapper jailed for controversial YouTube video

El Haqed's protest songs made him famous during the Arab Spring. Now one may send him to jail for years.

On Apr 30, 2012 by Fruzsina Eördögh