Month: November 2011

Flash mobs used to be innocent little dance numbers. Now they’re a way to go viral with a message and raise awareness about democratically-inspired revolutions. Syrian-Canadians in Mississauga (near Toronto) took their campaign to the center of one of the area’s largest shopping malls to express solidarity with protesters demanding an end to Bashar al-Assad’s […]

(Photo via It appears the roadmap to transition led by Egypt’s military is paved with brutal force. Prominent Egyptian-American journalist Mona Eltahawy claimed Thursday on Twitter that she was beaten and sexually assaulted after being detained by police overnight. She was arrested while participating in protests in Cairo’s Tahrir Square to demand the military leadership […]