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The media must learn to interpret the evolving digital dialectic of global unrest.
Failures to deliver on political promises have people back out in the streets.
Government concessions fail to quell ongoing demonstrations.
Questions asked over second outbreak of serious violence in six months.
What was behind the demonstrations that led to the brink of “civil war”?
13 Mar 12
Activist says world seems to have forgotten about Syria’s plight.
9 Mar 12
Homeowners say they were summarily evicted and offered poor compensation in land clearance for song contest venue.
5 Mar 12
Europarliament member describes meetings with oil town residents, and how the Kazak authorities are responding in the aftermath of violence.
2 Mar 12
Riot police called in as thousands mark displeasure with local leader.
29 Feb 12
One year on, rallies run out of steam and few demands have been met.
29 Feb 12
December violence used as stick to beat government critics who complained about it.
9 Feb 12
Sunni-dominated Anbar province in aid fundraising drive in support of Syrian rebels.
7 Feb 12
Front-runner says authorities have “deceived” opposition over compromise allowing rerun of presidential ballot.
18 Jan 12
Syrian president has shown by his actions that removing him is the only option.
13 Jan 12
President Bashar al-Assad will not renounce power peacefully, according to spokesman for local action group.
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