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#Jasmine Revolution

# jasmine-revolution - Thursday 28 July, 2011

Report: 3,000 people missing in Syrian uprising

One person is disappearing in Syria every hour according to research by global campaigning organisation.

# jasmine-revolution - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Syria passes law to allow political parties but opposition dismiss move

Activists say that the seemingly democratic proposals have come at the same time as a massive security crackdown that has led to hundreds of deaths and thousands arrests.

# jasmine-revolution - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

Egypt's Mubarak and sons to stand trial in August Egypt This post contains images

Egypt's Mubarak and sons to stand trial in August

The former president of Egypt is to stand trial alongside his two sons to face charges of corruption and intentionally murdering protesters – if found guilty of “pre-meditated killing” Mubarak could face death.

# jasmine-revolution - Monday 21 March, 2011

Google says China 'interfering' with local Gmail accounts

Users in China have complained that they’re not able to send messages – and Google says it’s their government’s fault.

# jasmine-revolution - Monday 7 March, 2011

Chinese city cancels St Patrick's Day parade over fears of protests

Shanghai will not be celebrating Paddy’s Day this year over fears that the Arab world’s ‘jasmine revolution’ will spread to China.

# jasmine-revolution - Friday 28 January, 2011

Egypt plugs out the internet as protests move to Yemen

As Yemen becomes the next Arab nation to see protests on the streets, Egypt stops demonstrators from organising online.

# jasmine-revolution - Tuesday 25 January, 2011

Protesters flood the streets in Tunisia, Egypt and Lebanon Middle East This post contains videos

Protesters flood the streets in Tunisia, Egypt and Lebanon

The fallout out from Tunisia’s Jasmine revolution continues: protesters have taken to the streets across Tunisia, Egypt and Lebanon in calls for political reform.

# jasmine-revolution - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

Tunisia torn over old regime members remaining in office

The latest on the Jasime Revolution: debate on whether members of the ousted president’s party should remain in office; protesters set themselves on fire in Algeria; and a Swiss bank freezes exiled Ben Ali’s assests.