Palestine's Person of the Year: Bloggers pick heroes for 2013
Published December 30th, 2013 - 20:20 GMT
Dozens of bloggers from the Middle East were asked to pick who they thought made 2013 a year to remember. Here are their picks; Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak era torture videos being deleted; and Samsung’s new Ultra HDTV is massive.
Featured prominently in headlines this year were diplomatic initiatives that averted wars and lowered nuclear tensions, boycott victories, human rights defenders and at least one ruthless dictator.
+972 bloggers pick the people who, for them, defined Israel, Palestine and the wider region in 2013.
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