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Ten days ago, two young Egyptian activists broke a communications blackout and called us from Cairo’s Liberation Square to launch an international campaign over the phone. Just minutes ago, after a 30 year dictatorship, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigned.
Earlier today the Egyptian activists who launched an international solidarity campaign over the phone told us Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was about to resign. “We're just ecstatic!” they said. In the end, the reality was quite different, and the revolution goes on…
Egypt has been run by a dictator for 30 years. Six days ago, Egyptians said ‘enough’, and millions took to the streets. Over the weekend, as the government allowed phone calls for a few hours, two young pro-democracy activists started an online campaign which is taking off like wildfire. Show your support for Egyptian pro-democracy activists here!
We got it! After 140,000 people from more than 150 countries called on the justice minister to meet with local activists leading the fight against ‘corrective rape’, the chief of staff has just informed Change.org that the minister will, without question, meet with activists, prosecutors and police to discuss ‘corrective rape’.
Iran calls for arrest of famous human rights advocate after he defended woman sentenced to death by stoning.
Any Saudi woman flying out of the country will now trigger an SMS text message to their male ‘guardian'.
“Prophet of Four” campaign seeks to convince young men to take on a 2nd, 3rd or 4th wife.
International pressure seen in decision to review case where woman was sentenced to death by stoning for involvement in the murder of her husband.
Opposition leader Mousavi moves out of the consensus on foreign policy to criticize the Iranian president over UN sanctions.
Iran's Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance issues a catalogue of approved hairstyles.
Yemeni rights groups launch advocacy campaign following reports of hundreds living in servitude.