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Fozia Mohamed

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18 February 2013

A Second Revolution in Libya?

The road to democracy is a bumpy one for Libyans, who are marking the second anniversary of their revolution this week. Fozia Mohamed charts the reactions of bloggers on the...

9 January 2012

Libya 2011: A Seminal Year Through Citizen Media

Libya grabbed the headlines in 2011. Here is a summary of blog posts written by Libyan netizens in the year that was. Fozia Mohamed charts their disgust, fear, hope and...

27 August 2011

Libya: The Liberation of Tripoli

The Internet is back on in the Libyan capital Tripoli, after a blackout that lasted about six months. One by one bloggers and tweeps from Tripoli are coming online, sharing...

21 August 2011

Libya: Bloggers Between Dictatorship and War

It's been six months since the Libyan uprising began. How was the Libyan blogging scene before the February 17 revolution and how has it evolved over the last few months?...

3 May 2009

Libya: Women, Writers and Artists

Women in Libyan society are loved, respected and cared for as mothers, sisters, aunts, daughters and wives. The state guarantees freedom and equality between men and women but it still...

25 March 2009

Libya: From Funerals to Weddings

From the death of a cousin after a lethal penicillin injection to discussing why Libyan men prefer marrying 'stupid' women over those who are educated, Fozia Mohamed sifts through posts...

31 December 2008

Libya: “Gaza Burning!” Blogger solidarity with Palestine

Fozia Mohamed begins her exploration of the Libyan blogosphere with her own personal reaction to news reports about the recent Israeli attacks in the Gaza Strip, in addition to sharing...

8 December 2008

Libya: Eid Al – Adha 2008

After a long hiatus, Libyan bloggers are back at work behind their keyboards, wishing each other a happy Eid, discussing the increasing prices and reflecting on Hajj, the annual pilgrimage...

31 August 2008

Libya: The Ramadan Special

Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, begins in all parts of the Islamic world. Depending on where you are located, it could have either started, will start tomorrow or...

9 July 2008

Touring Libyan Blogs: Summer, Diplomacy, Data Protection and the Right to Privacy

The sprawling summer days in Libya have kicked in fast bringing with them the beach season, which for me carries wafts of childhood holiday memories and funnily enough watermelons. As...

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