Public Agenda for 2012 Nahda Network Bursa Summit

Nis 11, 2012 No Comments by

Public Agenda for 2012 Nahda Network Bursa Summit   April 14-15 , 2012 – Bursa Location: Atatürk Congress Culture Centre (ACCC), MERINOS *** Saturday 10:00- 10:30 Welcoming Remarks 10:30-11:30 Key Note Speech by Abdallah Tourkmani  (Spokesperson for the SNC) 11:45 –13:30 Panel 1: Qua Vadis Syria? A Stalemate or Revolution on Progress? Speakers: Alan Hassaf (Free University [...]

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Hit Me Army No More Time

Kas 25, 2011 No Comments by

When Egyptian youth took streets as of January 25, they never intended to replace Mubarak with another autocracy. They were killed, beaten, tortured, imprisoned to reclaim their rights and dignity, not to make some opportunist power seeker, wannabe Mubarak army officers benefit from the outcomes. Your bullets are no different from those of Mubarak. And we all know your [...]

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Two Absences in the Nahda Network summit, One Detention, One Assault

Kas 17, 2011 No Comments by

Unfortunately, two of our guest will not be able to join us in the Nahda Network Summit. Ali Fakhry, the co-founder and chairman of the Lebanon Anti-racism will not be able to join us because of the brutal attack perpetrated by the pro-Syrian Tashnaks against the headquarters of the movement in the Armenian quarter Bourj [...]

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TODAY’S ZAMAN: Arab Spring activists to gather for a conference in İstanbul

Kas 17, 2011 No Comments by

An online network for the Middle East initiated by the independent pro-democracy civil society organization the Young Civilians has organized its first summit to bring together Arab Spring activists from across the Middle East to tell their own stories of the movement. The Nahda network, which was set up by the Young Civilians to enable [...]

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Palestinian ‘freedom riders’ board settlers’ bus

Kas 16, 2011 No Comments by

Israeli police have detained six Palestinians dubbed West Bank Freedom Riders who boarded a Jerusalem-bound bus used by Jewish settlers. The activists say they drew inspiration from 1960s US civil rights demonstrators who campaigned under the same name against segregated buses. Palestinians from the West Bank are not allowed to cross into Jerusalem without Israeli [...]

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Activists: Syrian intelligence base attacked

Kas 16, 2011 No Comments by

Army defectors reported to have fired rockets at air force intelligence complex in Damascus suburb of Harasta. Syrian activists say that army defectors have attacked an intelligence complex in the Damascus suburbs in what appears to be one of their boldest assaults so far against government security forces. Members of the Free Syrian Army fired rockets and machine guns [...]

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Jordan Steps Up Pressure on Syria

Kas 15, 2011 No Comments by

King Abdullah of Jordan became the first Arab leader to publicly suggest Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad should resign, adding to international pressure against his government to end its crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. “I believe if I were in his shoes, I would step down,” King Abdullah said in an interview with the BBC on Monday. [...]

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Frequently Asked Questions for Nahda Network 2011 Summit

Kas 15, 2011 No Comments by

When will the Nahdanetwork summit take place/ at what time? -It will take place on the 18th and 19th of November at 10am. It will last until 7pm on both days.   Who will be speaking at the summit? -Please follow the link to see the list of the speakers. http://nahdanetwork.org/en/?cat=3   What are the headlines [...]

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Video clip for Nahda Network 2011 Summit

Kas 15, 2011 No Comments by
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Political unrest and poverty increase side by side in Yemen

Kas 14, 2011 No Comments by

Despite the ongoing violent crackdown and dire humanitarian situation, Yemenis are trying to make ends meet as they continue in their struggle to overthrow the regime of long time President Ali Abdullah Saleh. The uprising which erupted in the Arab world’s poorest country early this year was initially against high levels of unemployment, deteriorating economic [...]

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