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· March, 2017

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from March, 2017

8 March 2017

Palestinians Mourn ‘Intellectual-Activist’ Killed in Gun Battle With Israeli Forces

"Why is his people absent? Who was those that were supposed to protect him? Who was supposed to hide him?"

7 March 2017

Small Hands and Big Burden for Child Workers in Syria's Idlib

“War is merciless. Many women and children have been burdened with supporting families that have lost the main breadwinner. They have no choice but to work."

3 March 2017

Two Syrian Activists Explain Their Experiences Being Imprisoned by ISIS in Al Bab

"The days passed, and I never expected to come back here, the place from where I entered humiliated...I never expected to get out of here."

2 March 2017

Netizen Report: Social Media Users Arrested for Political Speech in Myanmar, Palestine, Turkey

Advox

Global Voices Advocacy's Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.

Walking on Death Along the Iraqi Border

Abdus-Sattar, Mahmud and Suad each had their reasons for fleeing ISIS. Here are their stories.

1 March 2017

Tunisian Government Pledges to Loosen Restriction on Civil Servants Speaking to Media

Advox

The government suspended guidelines that forbid civil servants from speaking to the press without permission from their superiors.

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