Can’t Fight Something You Don’t Know About

This was content, originally published 15-April-2015, was brought to my attention on facebook and the sources for the information are in the process of being verified. The author is Cheri Nocita Berens and keeps very close tabs on the Middle East as she lives in the thick of it all. Her content is unedited, it has only been formatted for easier reading and referencing, italicizing any references to separate it from her content. We present it as…

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Saudi Crackdown Raises Specter of Wider Dissent

Posted by Dr. James M. Dorsey with the same title on November 6, 2017 at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 635, November 6, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Few noticed a rare protest that took place in Saudi Arabia in late January 2011 as a wave of popular uprisings swept the Middle East and North Africa, toppling the leaders of Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Yemen. Yet that protest, as well as criticism of the government’s handling…

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Iran's leaders have promised to soften their misogynistic laws by not imprisoning women who appear in public without their veils on. Instead, the "offenders" would have to attend special "morality classes" by the sharia police. (Image source: Wikimedia Commons)

IRAN: Heroic Women Fighting for Freedom (In Spite of the Silence of Liberal Women Organizations)

Take note, those of you who want to see real women freedom-fighters.

Look into the streets of Iran or listen to the chess champion Anna Muzychuk.

Iranian women, by risking their lives, have unmasked the faces of those trying to promote burqas and hijabs as supposed “symbols of liberation”.

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