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· February, 2009

Stories about Palestine from February, 2009

10 February 2009

Egypt: More activists and bloggers arrested

Two more Egyptian bloggers and activists have been detained by authorities, sparking calls and campaigns by bloggers and human rights activists for their release, in the latest series of arrests...

Egypt: Time to lift the Gaza blockade

6 February 2009

Global: On Erdogan's Walkout

Earlier this week, Global Voices Turkey author Deborah Ann Dilley detailed the events of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, during which Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan stormed off...

Egypt: Bloggers for Terrorism

Egyptian bloggers are posting their own photographs, posing with fake guns and pistols, on their blogs and Facebook groups as part of a new gimmick to draw attention to the...

4 February 2009

Egypt: Erdoğan, Leader of the World

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip has new fans across the Arab world, notably in Egypt where one blogger went on to describe him as the “leader of the world.” Another...

Israel: Hamas Raids UN Aid in Gaza

2 February 2009

Libya: Lessons of a Dying Cat

Palestine: BBC Rally in Gaza

Israel: Dealing with the Aftermath of Operation Cast Lead

After Israel declared a unilateral ceasefire and pulled out of Gaza, the fire is far from stopping. As Hamas is expected to accept the Egyptian negotiated terms for the year-long...

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