Tunisia

Shaun Randol

Three Femen activists were sentenced to four months in jail for a topless protest in Tunisia. The action was held in support of fellow jailed activist Amina Tyler. 

Shaun Randol

Review* of Emna Zghal’s solo exhibition, Plato/Pineapple at Miyako Yoshinaga art prospects, New York City, February 2 – March 10, 2012

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by Lily-Hayes Kaufman

Shaun Randol

On November 6, alongside Iranians and Egyptians, a Tunisian labor activist (a teacher) stopped by Occupy Wall Street to offer his support of the movement.

Jika González

Recently the Instituto Cervantes in New York held an exhibition featuring the work of photojournalists on the frontlines of revolutionary movements in the Middle East and North Africa. In her review of Revolucion(es), Jika González notes that beyond composition and storytelling, the show was also a tribute to the men and women behind the lenses. A slideshow accompanies the essay.

Michael J. Jordan

Why the post-Communist transitions of Eastern European governments hold some surprising lessons for the fledgling democracies in Egypt and Tunisia.

The Czech Tahrir Square: Prague 1989 (AFP/Getty)

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia -- If anyone can understand the rush of change that revolutionaries in Egypt and Tunisia are experiencing right now, it's their counterparts in post-communist Eastern Europe.

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by Frank Spring. Originally published by our partner site, World Policy Blog.

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by Hasan Malik. Originally published by our partner site, World Policy Blog.

Shaun Randol

I received these videos and MP3 from Stephan Said, founder and and president of difrent. With the recent uprisings in Egypt, Tunisia, and Yemen (and by the way, I say keep your eyes on Jordan and Algeria), Said wishes to share "أحبعيشةالحرية," pronounced "Aheb Eisht Al Hurriyeh," (I Love the Life of Freedom).