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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
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Five years ago: UN reported that Internet access is a ‘basic human right’

photo/ Gerd Altmann via pixabay The United Nations counts internet access as a basic human right in a report that bears implications both to on-going events in the Arab Spring and to the Obama administration’s war More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
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Egypt: Bishoy Armia Boulous, aka Mohammed Hegazy, gets five years in prison for reporting persecution

Photo/Vectorportal via wikimedia commons A Christian leader in Egypt has now become the figure associated with the hypocritical Egyptian government attempting to project an image of tolerance towards non-Muslims. More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 23rd, 2014
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New Constitution Tunisia omits Sharia Law, may protect religious minorities

The Arab Spring was three years ago and now, in the wake of the new Egyptian constitution, Tunisia is close to passing a new constitution which excludes Islam as the “main source of law”, but states it is the More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 1st, 2014
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This Day in History: Suicide bomber attacks Coptic Christians in Alexandra, Egypt

A lot has transpired since the suicide bomber in Alexandria, Egypt attacked a Coptic Church, killing 23 people and injuring 70 others. photo courtesy of Mahmoud Gamal El-Din The attack was a precursor to the subsequent More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, December 25th, 2012
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Pope Benedict calls for an end to worldwide violence in Christmas message

Pope Benedict XVI on Tuesday lamented “savage acts of terrorism” that frequently target Christian churches in Nigeria, during his traditional Christmas message. FULL TRANSCRIPT BELOW Pope Benedict XVI delivering More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 10th, 2012
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Lara Logan warns of taliban, terrorism and America’s misguided direction

Lara Logan of CBS News stepped before a packed Chicago ballroom last week and attacked the American policy in Afghanistan and Libya, called for a ramped-up military campaign against terrorists, and criticized the More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 15th, 2012
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VP Joe Biden praises Arab Spring as democratic movement

Vice President Joe Biden, speaking at a high school commencement ceremony in Virginia on Thursday, called the Arab Spring a “democratic movement”–on the same day that the Egyptian high court nullified More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
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Charlie Hebdo, French satire mag, firebombed over Muhammad gag

The offices of a French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, were firebombed yesterday and its website was hacked with a threatening message splashed across its homepage. The attack was the result of the editors announcing More...


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