In the Middle East and North Africa, where political change occurs slowly, blogging has becomes a serious medium for social and political commentary as well as a target of government suppression, writes Mohamed Abdel Dayem. Before the June presidential election, the Iranian government blocked access to more than a dozen social networking sites and online news sources perceived as favoring opposition candidates. Hours before polls opened, SMS, or short message service for mobile phones, was disrupted and remained offline for weeks. The day after the election, the government shut down mobile phone service for an entire day.

فاس، المغرب – أحرزت المرأة في شمال إفريقيا تقدماً عظيماً في السعي لحقوقها والحفاظ عليها. وتتواجد النساء في هذه المنطقة، المعروفة بالمغرب، في طليعة العالم العربي من حيث الحقوق الفردية والمساواة في النوع الاجتماع، ويشكّلن أمثلة تُحتذى للنساء العربيات الأخريات. ويمكن استنباط عدد من الدروس من تجارب المرأة الملهمة في شمال إفريقيا، وخاصة في المغرب وتونس.

Les femmes d’Afrique du Nord ont fait d’immenses progrès pour ce qui est de promouvoir et de faire respecter leurs droits. Les Maghrébines viennent en tête en matière de droits individuels et d’égalité des sexes et servent de modèle pour les autres femmes du monde arabe. On peut tirer un certain nombre de leçons de leur expérience plutôt encourageante, surtout du côté du Maroc et de la Tunisie.

Women in North Africa have made tremendous progress in promoting and upholding their rights. Women in this region—commonly known as the Maghreb—are at the forefront of the Arab world in terms of individual rights and gender equality, and constitute models for other Arab women to follow. A number of lessons may be drawn from the inspiring experience of women in North Africa, especially in Morocco and Tunisia.

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Les imams ont demandé l'interdiction et le retrait de la vente, d'un roman portant le titre "la faim a d'autres visages" de Wafa Al Bouissi.
Officially portrayed as protective homes for women and girls 'vulnerable to engaging in moral misconduct,' these facilities are de facto prisons.
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