League of Arab States
A regional organization of Arab states in Southwest Asia, and North and Northeast Africa. The Arab League currently has 22 members and four observers. The main goal of the league is to "draw closer the relations between ...
ANHRI releases annual report on freedom of expression in the Arab world in 2011
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
ANHRI has released its annual report for 2011, under the title Freedom of Expression in the Arab World.
Arab Women Writers' Problems and Prospects
Against the Current
Arab critics, particularly those situated in the Arab world, are viewed with suspicion, especially when they are men writing about women. If they don't write about Arab women writers, they are chasti...
US military taps 'sock puppets'
Fake personas on social websites to manipulate and influence opinion
Fielding, Nick; Cobain, Ian; Rushe, Dominic
A new $2.76 million dollar 'counter-terrorism' initiative to create a pro-America online presence using fake online personas is underway. These interventions will not be conducted in English or on Ame...