Latest posts by Thalia Rahme
4 April 2013
A new web-documentary about hackers in Arab cities shines a spotlight on the hacker labs and makers spaces emerging in the Maghreb and in the Middle East. In this post, we share an outtake of an interview with Mahmoud el Safty from Egypt.
20 February 2013
27 January 2013
25 January 2013
Argentinian Patagonia Argentina, is one the Argentinian tourists favorite destinations, but also for travel bloggers who related their dreams and joys.
“UAE Detainees” [ar] sheds light on the plight of more 68 Emirati political detainees who demanded reforms in their country. By doing so, the blog tries to attract solidarity with the arrested activists, to lobby and advocate for their release, in addition to gathering and recollecting everything that has been written on their cases. Click here [ar] to read about the regression of the basic rights in the UAE and pleas for the United Nations to interfere.
On January 5, a group of illegal or "Journalia" workers (temporary or seasonal), started a long march from the city of Zouerat in order to reach the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott. In total, these workers would have walked 700km in order to protest against the injustice they are being subjected to and the deceit of president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, who had promised to solve their problems and put and end to their suffering.
17 January 2013
Twitter has suspended the account of the Cuban Collaborative Encyclopedia Cubana EcuRed according to an announcement posted on the official blog of the their website.
9 January 2013
A few days before the end of 2012, Gabriela, a Global Voices veteran and one of our oldest and most regular contributors, suggested that I write a post similar to the one published last year under the title: The World is talking ... We translate. So we called upon our community of translators. Here are some of their answers.