A spontaneous protest in Syria?
Syria has a diverse community, usually quite subdued.
They chant “the Syrian people will not be humiliated”, interspersed with, “shame, shame” and “with our soul, with our blood, we sacrifice for you Bashar”. That’s a very Syrian way of saying they were furious at the police, not the president.
Source: Syria News Wire
In October I wrote about the case of a 19-year old female blogger who was arrested on vague charges in Syria. My views on her actions are clear, but I criticise heavily the way she is being treated, and for what?
How is it going in Jordan?
Everyday or so I get an e-mail from back home, family, friends, friends of parents asking how things are in Jordan? Well as the "Arabic Spring" and its revolutions continue to sweep over the Middle East, I thought I would just reassure everybody, Jordan is quiet.
Source: Bibs, Babs, Bobs in Amman
Updates of Mid East Protest from last week
On Thursday, The Lede continues to follow protest movements in Bahrain, Libya, Yemen, Iran, Iraq and Egypt.
Source: The Lede (New York Times)
The King Is Listening, Are You? Government, Parliament and People!
I still don't think it's fair to include Jordan in this list as many global news agencies did, this list imply revolutions against Presidents or State Heads, which is not the case in Jordan.
How to start a revolution? - a 10 step guide inspired by Egypt and Tunisia
Source: Rami's Wall
What if animals wear us to fancy up