Arab Spring Issue 34 | Institute for War and Peace Reporting


Arab Spring Issue 34

Protests in the  Damascus suburb of Douma ealier this year. (Photo: Syriana2011/Flickr)
Syrian activist
10 Oct 11
He tells of months of suffering at the hands of the secret police.
Syrian protesters in the city of Homs. (Photo: Syriana2011/Flickr)
Salam Hafez
7 Oct 11
Syrian Free Army say intervention would prompt large-scale defections from government forces.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei addressing the Intifada conference in Tehran. October 2, 2011. (Photo: Hamed Malekpour/Fars News Agency)
Nima Tamaddon
7 Oct 11
Even as they stage pro-Palestinian event, Iranian leaders seem to have lost sense of direction on what to do next.
Tunisian elections officials hold a press conference. (Photo: Habib Mhenni)
Fouad Hamdan
6 Oct 11
Personal integrity and credibility of candidates likely to be more important than ideology.
The air strike that killed Anwar al-Awlaki (seen here in 2008) came just a week after the Yemeni president returned to the country after a long absence. (Photo: Muhammad ud-Deen/WikiCommons)
Afrah Nasser
5 Oct 11
Timing of intelligence that led to strike against al-Qaeda figure suggests effort to portray President Saleh as last defence against extremists.
Demonstrators hold up flowers at a protest in the Syrian town of Banias earlier this year. (Photo: Syria-Frames-Of-Freedom/Flickr)
Zoe Holman
3 Oct 11
Questions raised about landmark council’s ability to bring together activists inside and outside the country.