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An end to the shelling and the fighting on the Syrian fronts only provides limited psychological comfort to fighters and activists. They are fully aware that this truce, which is no different from those that have preceded it, is a stepping stone to another stage that...
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Pro-democracy protesters watch a broadcast of the negotiations between representatives of government and student protesters beamed on a screen during an Occupy Central demonstration in the Mong Kok District of Hong Kong, China, 21 October 2014.
Hong Kong, AP—Hong Kong student leaders and government officials talked but agreed on little Tuesday as the city’s Beijing-backed leader reaffirmed his unwillingness to compromise on the key demand of activists camped in the streets now for a fourth week. Chief...
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Political activists Ahmed Maher, right, Ahmed Douma, center, and Mohamed Adel look on from behind bars in Abdeen court in Cairo, December 22, 2013. (Reuters/Stringer)
Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—An Egyptian court has adjourned the appeals of three prominent political activists against their prison sentences until February 10. Ahmed Maher and Mohamed Adel, both founding members of the April 6 Youth Movement, and political activist Ahmed...
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Syrian opposition fighters walk in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on October 11, 2012. (AFP Photo)
Beirut, Asharq Al-Awsat—The Syrian conflict that erupted on March 15, 2011 has not only altered the political map of the region, it has also transformed the lives of the young men and women who joined the movement against the regime calling for freedom and dignity....
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Protesters and activists clash with security forces outside a courthouse in Silivri, April 8, 2013. Source: Reuters/Osman Orsal
Silivri, Reuters—Turkish police fired pressurized water, teargas and pepper spray on Monday as they clashed with thousands of activists protesting outside a court in support of 275 people accused of plotting to topple the government, forcing a delay in the hearing....