Arab spring News : June 4, 2012

Arab Spring responds to a dictator sentenced
They feel it is symbolic, as Arab Spring was finally witness to its first trial of a leader. Tunisia’s Bin Ali has fled and Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi is dead. So, what does this mean for the region? Syrian political researcher Samir Al Taqi told Gulf
Azerbaijan activist freed ahead of Clinton visit
The Associated Press
The Harvard-educated Hajiyev, 30, was at the forefront of an Arab Spring-inspired wave of peaceful demonstrations in Azerbaijan. Supporters say he was jailed in retaliation for his political activism. Upon being released, Hajiyev insisted he would not
Activists call to rouse Egypt’s Arab Spring protesters
The National
CAIRO // Egyptian activists who spearheaded the revolt that toppled president Hosni Mubarak have called for mass demonstrations tomorrow to protest against verdicts handed down in the strongman’s murder trial. Mubarak and his interior minister Habib
An unwelcome turn in the Arab Spring?
Asia Times Online
These Sunni powers see the Arab Spring as a dangerous threat to the principle of autocracy upon, which they have governed since independence, and as an international conspiracy directed by the Shi’ites of Iran. They are using their diplomatic and
Hosni Mubarak: From Pharaoh to prisoner
India Today
The life sentence given to former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak for his complicity in the deaths of protesters, during the uprising that overthrew his regime, is a fitting climax to the largely peaceful revolt termed the Arab Spring.
Global protests pose fresh challenge for international agencies, says thinktank
The Guardian
The Syria crisis and Arab spring demonstrate that a new kind of armed conflict has emerged, raising uncomfortable questions about the role of international agencies, including the UN, one of the world’s leading research bodies warns in its annual

The Guardian
ISRAEL: The Syrian Threat
Strategy Page
June 4, 2012: The Arab Spring of 2011 is turning into a long-term problem for Israel. While the protests quickly overthrew the Mubarak dictatorship in Egypt, Mubarak’s many allies managed to save themselves by quickly siding with the rebellion.
The Migration Balance Sheet during the First Year of the Arab Spring
Journal of Turkish Weekly
The arrival of the Arab Spring at the start of 2011 caused different anxieties on both sides of the Mediterranean. The political disorder in North Africa and the Middle East uprooted millions of people on the southern side of the Mediterranean and
Azerbaijan Facebook activist freed ahead of Clinton visit
Deutsche Welle
Hajiyev headed an Arab Spring-inspired wave of peaceful demonstrations throughout the country. “I am delighted to be released, but I repeat today that I do not agree with the charges on which I was arrested,” Hajiyev told news agency AFP after his

Deutsche Welle
Budget woes curb arms trade but nuclear threat is strong: think tank
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said the Arab Spring also demonstrated that new types of conflicts are emerging. (File photo) By AFP World military spending failed to rise last year for the first time since 1998 in what could


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