Arab spring News : May 24, 2012

US praises Arab Spring but warns of instability
Reuters
By Arshad Mohammed and Paul Eckert | WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Thursday praised the “Arab Spring” popular revolutions in the Middle East but said instability and violence often precede greater respect for human rights.
Asian Governments Stifled Dissent Amid Arab Spring Protests: Amnesty
Voice of America
Thursday, 24 May 2012 Asian Governments Stifled Dissent Amid Arab SpringProtests: Amnesty VOA News Amnesty International says several governments in the Asia-Pacific region heightened their crackdown on political dissent in 2011, in an attempt to
Bounty hunter on the trail of Arab Spring loot
Reuters
In light of the Arab Spring, the available bounty may just have got a whole lot bigger. Monfrini told Reuters in an interview he was already working on finding the assets of Tunisia’s former ruler Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali: “We’re on a good track for
Arab Spring’s aftershocks still being felt
UPI.com
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said an annual overview of global human rights shows the aftershocks of the Arab Spring of 2011 still reverberating. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (C); Defense Secretary Leon Panetta (R); and Chairman of the
US hails Arab Spring but warns of instability
euronews
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States hailed on Thursday last year’s “Arab Spring” popular revolutions in the Middle East but said instability and violence often precede greater respect for human rights. In its annual survey of human rights around
Report: Sub-Saharan Africans Resonate with Arab Spring
Voice of America
Malawi police chase protesters. At least 19 people were killed and dozens, including children, were injured after police used live ammunition during demonstrations over bad governance, fuel shortages and human rights abuses in various cities.

Voice of America
Acknowledging the failures of ‘the so-called Arab Spring
Al-Arabiya
By Abdullah al-Otaibi One year ago, the term “the so-called Arab Spring” was drawing condemnation, disapproval and even denunciation against all those who utilized it. Today, however, this term appears logical and realistic to many of those who once

Al-Arabiya
Exiled Tunisian leader denies role in protester deaths: lawyer
Reuters
A Tunisian military prosecutor demanded on Wednesday that the death penalty be imposed in absentia on Ben Ali over his role in the deaths of protesters in the central towns where the Arab Spring began last year. Ben Ali, who fled to Saudi Arabia as
A moment of truth for the Arab Spring as 50 million vote in Egypt
The Independent
Egyptians made history yesterday as millions of people queued up outside polling stations for a presidential election that many are hoping will end more than five decades of successive dictatorships. Long lines of voters began snaking out of schools

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