Thalia Rahme · January, 2013

1000 Thousand Splendid Suns from Beirut :) A young Journalist but also a translator as a hobby ….a Gypsy and traveler in my dreams
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My blog : http://thaliarahme.arablog.org/

 

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Latest posts by Thalia Rahme from January, 2013

Blogging for UAE Detainees

  25 January 2013

“UAE Detainees” [ar] sheds light on the plight of more 68 Emirati political detainees who demanded reforms in their country. By doing so, the blog tries to attract solidarity with the arrested activists, to lobby and advocate for their release, in addition to gathering and recollecting everything that has been...

Mauritania: Workers March 700km for Justice

  25 January 2013

On January 5, a group of illegal or "Journalia" workers (temporary or seasonal), started a long march from the city of Zouerat in order to reach the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott. In total, these workers would have walked 700km in order to protest against the injustice they are being subjected to and the deceit of president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, who had promised to solve their problems and put and end to their suffering.

What Does Being a GVer Mean to You?

  9 January 2013

A few days before the end of 2012, Gabriela, a Global Voices veteran and one of our oldest and most regular contributors, suggested that I write a post similar to the one published last year under the title: The World is talking ... We translate. So we called upon our community of translators. Here are some of their answers.

Mauritanian Women Speak up against Rape

  2 January 2013

A group of Mauritanian women launched an initiative against rape and all other forms of violence against women in their country. Entitled “Etkelmi or Speak up” [ar and fr], this campaign aims according the blog “Al Tasfera” [ar] to break the wall of silence surrounding rape and encourage victims to demand their...

Sixteen Teachers Arrested in Mauritania

On December 23, Mauritanian authorities arrested 16 teachers who had heckled the Education Minister in protest against their arbitrary transfer to remote posts, for having taken part in last year's demonstrations. The police sent these teachers to its various offices in Nouakchott. Journalist Mohamed Salem comments:  يجدد نظام العقيد ولد...

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