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The Twitter Wars: Suppression of Free Discourse

Twitter was once hailed as a key asset for the free exchange of ideas, abd that was instrumental in the protests in Iran, Tunisia, and Egypt. However, in recent days, left-wing users in America have taken to suppressing conservative accounts on Twitter. They have used Twitter’s anti-spam measures to shut down conservative voices by flagging their accounts en masse as spam.
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Unrest Spreads in Egypt, Iran, Tunisia, Morocco: Protests Reach Day 3 In Cairo, Anti-American Sentiment Spreading With Domino Effect

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

Protests over the anti-Islam film thicken in Egypt as demonstrations press into a third day near the U.S. Embassy in Cairo.They threw rocks and Molotov cocktails at the embassy and at police officers trying to disperse the raucous c... Read Post

Bahrain Joins the Middle East Protest Movement

News : Truthdig (4 years ago)

It’s not as big as Egypt, Iran or Tunisia, but thousands of Bahrain’s citizens have taken to the streets to demand their freedom, nonetheless. Protests in the tiny island nation have already led to two deaths as demonstrators call f... Read Post

Egypt Protests: The Tunisia Effect

News : The Daily Beast (4 years ago)

With echoes of Tunisia's recent uprising, today's riots against Cairo's 30-year regime have already left three dead. Newsweek's Babak Dehghanpisheh and Mandi Fahmy report from the scene. It's the Tunisia effect. For nearly two weeks... Read Post

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