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The Arab Spring
IWPR in-depth coverage of the revolutions and protest movements breaking out across the Middle East provides a platform for Arab journalists and activists to air their views on and analysis of the turmoil.
A new collection of photographs and texts offers a fresh perspective on the turbulence and conflict that have swept the Middle East and North Africa in the last year and a half.
Disconnect from conflict on the ground saps confidence in overseas political movement.
Alarm at downing of Turkish fighter plane, but no appetite for military intervention.
Rate of shelling has fallen since United Nations team arrived in the area, but locals fear government forces will hit back with a vengeance when monitors leave.
Number of monitors too small to affect regime’s actions.
2011 to 2012
14 Oct 11
14 Oct 11
Homs activist describes the hardships and hopes of local protestors.
12 Oct 11
Protests grow over extension of emergency law and ongoing military rule.
12 Oct 11
They have fled in droves to escape sectarian violence, but now Kurdish politicians are helping some rebuild their lives.
11 Oct 11
Tensions grows after violence on October 9 which left 26 people dead and more than 300 injured.
10 Oct 11
He tells of months of suffering at the hands of the secret police.
7 Oct 11
Syrian Free Army say intervention would prompt large-scale defections from government forces.
6 Oct 11
Personal integrity and credibility of candidates likely to be more important than ideology.
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.
3 Oct 11
Questions raised about landmark council’s ability to bring together activists inside and outside the country.
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