Thinking global, living local: Voices in a globalized world

  • Arab Spring: Is a Revolution Starting Up in Syria?

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    Has the wave of popular revolts rocking the Arab world finally reached Syria, one of the region’s most policed states, a country its young president boasted was “immune” from calls for freedom, democracy and accountable government? Or were the unprecedentedly large protests on Friday just a one-off? read more

  • Tell the world’s leaders to take notice

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    With over 1,300 Syrian protesters already killed, we must demand that the world’s leaders see these images and call on the Syrian government to: stop shooting demonstrators, release political prisoners, allow human rights monitors access, and urgently honor the Syrian people’s demands for true democracy. read more