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Amira Al Hussaini · February, 2012

Former news editor of an English language daily in Bahrain. Journalist. Columnist. Blogger. Educated and raised in Bahrain. Interests include writing, the arts and human rights.

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Latest posts by Amira Al Hussaini from February, 2012

Saudi Arabia: Facebook Page Calls for Protest

A Facebook page [ar] has been created calling on Saudis to protest tomorrow (Thursday) and on Friday against financial and administrative corruption, the jailing of activists and the lack of...

Syria: Call to Free Human Rights Detainees

Syrian blogger Razan Ghazzawi appeals to supporters to exert pressure on the Syrian government to release her colleagues at the Office of the Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of...

Syria: Citizen Journalist Rami Al Sayed Killed in Homs

Citizen journalist Rami Al Sayed, whose videos and live-streaming of the bombardment of Homs showed the world the daily carnage in Syria, was killed yesterday, reports Ahmed Al Omran, on...

Syria: Shock and Disbelief Over Murder of Journalists

Netizens covering the daily carnage in Syria on social media had to take a step back today to grieve the murder of journalists who risked their lives to travel to...

Kuwait: Struggle of the Bedoon Takes Root Online

Since the beginning of the so-called Arab Spring, that has brought to the forefront the atrocities Arabs face at the hands of their ruling clans, Kuwait's stateless population, which numbers...

Jordan: Corporate Twitter Accounts are Stupid

Corporate Twitter accounts are stupid, says Jordanian blogger Roba Al Assi. Click here to learn why.

Libya: Celebrations Mark Revolution's First Anniversary

Celebrations are continuing in Libya, which marks the first anniversary of a revolution that ousted Muammar Gaddafi, who ruled the country for 42 years. Netizens share scenes of the celebration...

Arab World: Where Even Valentine's Day is Different

It's Valentine's Day today! The occasion was not forgotten despite a year of protest across a large portion of the Arab world. Netizens share their thoughts on this day of...

Arab World: RIP Whitney Houston

Arabs join the rest of the world in mourning the death of superstar Whitney Houston. Reactions on social media platforms ranged from sadness and shock to those questioning why the...

Saudi Arabia: Qatif Protestor Shot

On Twitter, Arab Revolution shares a link to a video allegedly showing a Saudi protester in Qatif getting shot. The video is dated February 9.

Jordan: The Gay Husband

The Arab Observer, from Jordan, posts a letter he got from a reader who discovered that her husband was gay.

Syria: “Revolution + Blood – Oil = Veto”

Netizens are still enraged over Saturday's double veto by Beijing and Moscow of the United Nations Security Council draft resolution on ending 11 months of violence in Syria.

Egypt: Storify on Port Said Clashes

Greek blogger Asteris Masouras compiles a Storify round up of reactions and coverage following Wednesday's deadly Port Said clashes, which left more than 70 people dead in Egypt.

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