Arab Spring

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Mass Arrest in Occupy Oakland

Watch live streaming video from globalrevolution at I’ve been following use of social media in freedom of speech throughout the Arab Spring…but something is going on in Oakland, California that deserves some attention.

An Intellectual Threat in Bahrain?

Photo source. Earlier I wrote a post about Prof. Al-Singace, a Bahraini engineer sentenced to life in prison, forced to appeal on September 11. Sadly, another example has emerged of the denial of due process to a scholar, in a region where intellectuals are viewed as a potential threat.

This article was co-authored with Dr. Morad Abou-Sabe’, President of the Arab American League of Voters of New Jersey. CNN’s Ivan Watson talks to John King from Cairo about his exclusive interview with Egyptian activist Wael Ghonim. {February 9, 2011} The Egyptian revolution of January 25th, 2011 created widespread euphoria of the kind only wide-eyed…