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“I don’t think a person can change homeland from one day to the next.”
IWPR’s country director had book confiscated just because it was published in Armenia.
Local activist describes destruction in villages and indiscriminate killing.
Newspaper correspondent describes tense aftermath of violence in west Kazakstan oil town.
24 Mar 11
Protests have given female activists a rare opportunity to express their views.
23 Mar 11
Activists denounce Bahraini regime’s alleged attempt to present uprising as a sectarian conflict.
16 Mar 11
Tunisian aid organisations and volunteers rally to assist the thousands of foreign workers who fled the fighting in Libya.
16 Mar 11
Demonstrators have been largely peaceful, but they could turn violent if the security forces’ aggressive response continues.
14 Mar 11
They say the revolution has restored pride in their country and given them real cause for optimism.
8 Mar 11
Libyan tells of escape from Tripoli after arrest of his father and brothers.
25 Feb 11
Longtime Libyan exile in London worries about friends and family and recalls a recent “horrific” visit to her homeland.
24 Feb 11
Thousands of Egyptian economic migrants caught up in the Libyan revolution are streaming back into Egypt, worried that the violence across the border is going to get worse.
22 Feb 11
An Egyptian journalist recalls how he dodged rocks, plain-clothes police, camels and agonised over journalistic ethics while reporting on the uprising in Tahrir Square.
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