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12 February 2011

Stories from 12 February 2011

Bahrain: Fighting Sectarian Bigotry Head On

Discussions on recent political and recent developments in Bahrain took a sectarian tone on Twitter. In a series of tweets, Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa takes a...

Guatemala: Living Conditions in La Limonada

Egypt: Liberation Square on Liberation Day

Yesterday was a roller coaster of emotions for Egyptians. Tarek Amr shares his feelings and those of Egyptian bloggers who witnessed the fall of Mubarak - a man who ruled...

Puerto Rico: “I Support My Alma Mater”

Egypt: Cleaning Tahrir

For the past few weeks, as Egyptians "cleaned" their country of a dictatorship, Tahrir Square was full of people, full of joy, and as a result, full of things to...

Argentina: 26 Years Since the Death of Julio Cortázar

Puerto Rico: UPR President Resigns

Algeria: Protesters at #Feb12 March Arrested, Beaten

Protests have taken down two dictators in Tunisia and Egypt but the Algerian authorities have been successful so far in holding down protests that started soon after the Tunisian revolts...

Senegal: World Social Forum 2011: One Week of Activism in Dakar

Dakar, the capital of the West African nation of Senegal, has been bustling with activists and campaigners from across the globe, gathered under the banner of the World Social Forum...

Gabon: The danger of ignoring Gabon's revolution

D.R. of Congo: Empowering Congo's women as leaders

Africa: African musicians on Twitter

China and Hong Kong: Questioning Democracy

China: Face to face with Chen Guangcheng

Egypt: The Moment of Triumph

Citizen recorded videos have started cropping up showing the historical moment when Mubarak resigned to the Presidency of Egypt and how the people at Tahir Square reacted to the news.

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