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Tunisia protests


Is Jordan next? Pro-democracy activists in Amman think so

King Abdullah of Jordan fired his cabinet on Tuesday after mass protests. One human rights lawyer in Amman thinks it’s only the beginning.

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Egypt's winter of discontent

WikiLeaks cables: Political protests are not part of the ‘Egyptian mentality’

New diplomatic cables released during the protests reveal Egypt’s efforts to suppress political activity.


Owner of Tunisian TV station released from jail after arrest sparks free speech concerns

The move seemed to violate the interim government’s pledge to protect freedom of expression.


Audio slideshow: Anatomy of a revolution

Octavia Nasr discusses the four weeks of intense demonstrations in Tunisia that led to the first peaceful revolution last week in the history of the Arab world.

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