In a series commemorating the uprising's third anniversary, Syrian revolutionary activist Joseph Daher answers key questions still circulating in the western digital commons. In this first part he offers us a short history of the socio-economic causes behind the protests that sprang up across Syria in March 2011.
A popular Syrian intellectual responds to questions on the Syrian conflict and the west. Throughout, Yassin confronts andreframes several western fears and constructs about Islamists, intervention and the development of the uprising.
As the civil war in Syria continues, refugees are desperately seeking refuge. It seems that Bulgaria has consistently preferred to engage in exacerbating the situation. Bulgarians have built a wall and are allowing far-right xenophobic rhetoric to prevail.
What are the hurdles facing and opportunities available to Yemeni women in light
of UN Security Council Resolution 1325’s guidelines? Are internal and external stresses posing threats to
Large numbers did not
vote because they saw the election as a charade. This sentiment was clear in
countless blogs and posts on the internet. Again and again Algerians underlined their disgust with the
political class, with ‘le pouvoir’