Archives for posts with tag: Tunisia

Blog Report: FILM RIOTS SUGGEST SUCCESS RATHER THAN FAILURE OF “ARAB SPRING,” By Ambassador Mo
The provocations that come in the form of offensive cartoons or films maligning Islam are actually a handy opportunity  – think President Obama said it right before the UN General Assembly today (September 25, 2012): “Violence is their only way to stay relevant.”
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Blog Report: SHOULD WOMEN/GIRLS FEAR ARAB REVOLUTIONS? By Ambassador Mo
There is no guarantee that revolutions are exclusively progressive. Rather, they are a reshuffling of the status quo & all interests are subject to re-prioritization & establishing their own place in new national/social agenda. Unfortunately, same may be surmised of women’s/girl’s opportunities & rights. –MORE–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/should-womengirls-fear-arab-revolutions/55732Image

Blog Report: TUNISIA’S MELLOULI TURNS ARAB SPRING INTO SUMMER GOLD, By Susan Sacirbey
Oussami Mellouli is Tunisia’s big winner as he clinched two medals in the men’s 10-kilometer swimming marathon in the pool and open water at the same Olympics to set an Olympic record. –MORE–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/tunisias-mellouli-turns-arab-spring-into-summer-gold/55474Image

Blog Report: WHAT IS YOUR IMAGE OF PRESS FREEDOM? By Ambassador Mo
Today is World Press Freedom Day, & eYeka‘s global online community leader in consumer co-creation held a “contest” asking its audience “to create a poster (either using photography or illustration) that shows importance of having a free press & ensuring safety of journalists.”  –More–
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