Petition to Protect Eman Al Obeidy
Eman al-Obaidi courageously pleaded for help from journalists in a Tripoli hotel on March 26, 2011 only to be tackled by Gaddafi security forces and taken away. Her condition and whereabouts are not known. We are appealing to human rights groups and the Office of the High Commission of Human Rights at the United Nations and the Turkish Consulate to do whatever possible to secure her relsease....
Obama on Gaddafi
Libya sits directly between Tunisia and Egypt -– two nations that inspired the world when their people rose up to take control of their own destiny. For more than four decades, the Libyan people have been ruled by a tyrant -– Muammar Qaddafi. He has denied his people freedom, exploited their wealth, murdered opponents at home and abroad, and terrorized innocent people around the world –-...
In preparing for a talk on Bahrain earlier this week, I took a look at a survey...– http://www.counterpunch.org/zogby03282011.html
Tahrir documents available in English →
The Bidun of Kuwait →
“There are 120,000 Bidun jinsiyya (without nationality) in Kuwait today suffering from the lack of political, economic and human rights. None of them can legally obtain birth, death, marriage or divorce certificates. The same applies to driving licenses, identification cards, and passports. Bidun have no access to public education, health care, housing, social security or...
Libyan TV on #EmanAlObeidy →
Blogger Nizo transcribes and translates Libyan TV allegations on Libyan woman who complained to international press at Tripoli hotel that Gaddafi militiamen gang raped her after arresting her at a checkpoint. Her plea for help rallied support for her around the world, drawing attention to the horrors Libyans face at the hands of a tyrant. The Libyan authorities have since waged a campaign to...