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· December, 2009

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from December, 2009

30 December 2009

Tunisia: The White Note Campaign Against Cyber Censorship

Tunisian bloggers organised a White Note Campaign to protest against online censorship on their blogs. One blogger decides to swim against the tide with a Black Note in protest.

29 December 2009

Palestine: Twitter accused of silencing Gaza tribute

Twitter has been accused of attempting to silence tributes to Gaza one-year after an Israeli onslaught devastated the Palestinian enclave. Pro-Palestinian and human rights activists used the influential Twitter to...

Lebanon: Beirut Drive-by Shooting

Iraq: Arabs, Coffee, and Resistance

27 December 2009

Palestine: Gaza's Bloggers Remember The War

It is one year since Israel launched its attack on the Gaza Strip. In this post, Gaza's bloggers remember the war.

Iran: When Rage Overcomes Fear

Iranian protesters poured into Tehran and several major cities in defiance of the Iranian government on Sunday, as large crowds gathered for Ashura, a major religious observance.

Global: Tweeting for #Gaza

In honor of the one-year anniversary of Israel's attacks on Gaza in December 2008, a number of activists have planned a targeted "tweet for Gaza" campaign on Twitter. Jillian C....

26 December 2009

Palestine: Swine Flu Arrives In Gaza

The H1N1 influenza virus reached the Gaza Strip much later than it did other places, a fact attributed to the blockade imposed upon its population by both Israel and Egypt....

Iran: Demonstration in Tehran

25 December 2009

Iran: Demonstration in Tehran

23 December 2009

Lebanon: Don't Break the Egg!

The Beirut City Centre Dome, better known as "The Egg" has been threatened with demolition since 2006. Bloggers have been launching emotional appeals to save it from being destroyed. Katharine...

Israel: Dreaming of a Utopic Middle East

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