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Salah Almhamdi

I am a Global Voices author and Arabic Lingua Translator, Wikipedian, TED Talks Translator, blogger and teacher of English from Tunisia. You can reach me at @salahalmhamdi

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Latest posts by Salah Almhamdi

20 April 2012

Tunisia: Neglect of Those Wounded in the Revolution

Tunisians have been expressing their dissatisfaction and anger regarding the government's poor treatment of those wounded during the Tunisian revolution. Some of them have bullets still to be extracted from...

18 April 2012

Egypt: Country's First Research University At Risk

Since last year the fate of Nile University, Egypt's first research university, has been uncertain. Its purpose-built campus has been “conceded” to the Zewail City of Science and Technology, an...

17 April 2012

Morocco: Opposition to Mawazine Festival Grows

As the the world struggles with the global economic crisis, Morocco's Mawazine festival may be affected by growing resentment at its cost. Mawazine is an international music festival that will...

15 April 2012

Egypt: The Fall, Rise and Fall of Omar Suleiman

On April 6 Omar Suleiman, Egypt's former vice president and intelligence chief, announced his candidacy for president. On April 13, tens of thousands of protesters gathered in Tahrir Square to...

14 April 2012

Algeria: Tributes Paid to Late President Ahmed Ben Bella

Following the death of Ahmed Ben Bella, Arab netizens have remembered the man who was Algeria's first president.

13 April 2012

Tunisia: Relief at Lifting of Protest Ban

Tunisian netizens have expressed their relief at the lifting of the ban on protesting on Habib Bourguiba Avenue, but some have vowed not to let the matter rest. Salah Almhamdi...

11 April 2012

Tunisia: Mixed Reactions to Hacking of Prime Minister's Emails

On April 8 Anonymous Tunisia hacked the emails of the Tunisian prime minister Hamadi Jebali. The movement dubbed it "Operation Touche pas à ma Tunise" ("Get Your Hands Off My...

10 April 2012

Tunisia: Martyrs’ Day Clashes Leave Many Wounded

Tunisia's netizens and activist community were shocked on April 6, by the police response to a planned protest to mark Martyrs' Day. It came a day after a smaller protest...

9 April 2012

Worldwide Concern Over Critical State of Bahraini Activist

Netizens around the world have expressed their great concern over the deteriorating state of Bahraini human rights activist Abdulhadi Alkhawaja. The Bahraini authorities sentenced him to life imprisonment last year,...

8 April 2012

Tunisia: Anger at Protest Ban on Main Street of Tunis

Tunisian netizens have expressed their anger at a ban on protesting on Habib Bourguiba Avenue in Tunis, the capital's main street and the Tunisian equivalent of Cairo's Tahrir Square.

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