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06 Nov
Anniversary of Morocco Protests Marks Year of Unrest

By Keian Razipour November 5, 2017 October 28, 2017 marked one year since the death of Mouhcine ...

18 Jan
Jordan Charges Eight with Incitement against the Government for Social Media Posts

  Photo Credit: Getty Images Eight individuals have been charged with “insulting the King” and “incitement to ...

04 Jan
Egyptian Activist Ahmed Maher Released after Three-Year Sentence

Ahmed Maher, a co-founder of the April 6 movement, was scheduled to be released from ...

04 Jan
Jailed Journalist Dies after Hunger Strike

British-Algerian Journalist Mohammed Tamalt died in a coma on December 11, following a three-month hunger ...

18 Jul 2016
Bahrain Dissolves Al-Wefaq Opposition Group

On Monday, a court in Bahrain dissolved the al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, the island-nation’s largest ...

12 Jul 2016
Dissidents Facing Crackdown from Algerian Government

Two Algerian executives at KBC TV have been placed in court ordered pre-trial detention after being ...

12 Jul 2016
Family of Slain U.S. Journalist Sues Assad Government

PC: Paul Conroy The San Francisco-based Center for Justice and Accountability and co-counsel Shearman & Sterling ...

30 Jun 2016
Morocco: Journalists Stand Trial for Use of Smartphone App

Photo Credit: Reuters In Morocco, seven journalists are standing trial in connection with their involvement with ...

27 Jun 2016
Turkey Arrests Three Activists for Promoting “Terrorist Propaganda”

Turkey Arrests Three Activists on Terrorism Charges: Turkey arrested three press freedom activists on charges ...

21 Jun 2016
Kuwaiti MP Convicted for Anti-Saudi Statements

The Kuwaiti National Assembly sentenced in absentia outspoken lawmaker and lawyer Abdul Hamid Dashti to ...