An Egyptian blogger arrested on blasphemy charges awaits trial. In the US, Mitt Romney is trying to win over ‘disappointed’ Obama voters. And travel the world’s most beautiful underwater spots from the comfort of your own home.
Three Vietnamese bloggers, well known for their criticisms of the country's Communist government, were sentenced to between four and 12 years in prison Monday in what rights activists said was an "absolutely outrageous" ruling.
Algerian protestors call for their Education minister to step down, after two decades in power and little improvement in literacy levels. The Atlantic magazine commissions a series of portraits of an under-employed generation, and a young food blogger in Scotland is temporarily muzzled, after giving her school cantine a bad review!
In Libya, tribal leaders keep up the push for federalism in Benghazi, the cradle of the revolution. Meanwhile, in Tunisia, a group of bloggers launch a hunger strike in a protest over press freedom. Finally, 50 years after the Algerian war of independence, an exhibition in Paris looks back at the realities of the war that ended France's rule over its former colony.
Tunisian bloggers on hunger strike to defend media freedom. Syrian artists express their support of the revolution. And Darth Vader stars in Amnesty International’s latest campaign video against the arms trade.
Young Algerians cry foul over what they're calling censorship of the internet. Meanwhile, 16 months after Tunisia's Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali was ousted, the government still has a number of thorny issues to tackle. Finally, Morocco sees an influx of French-born professionals returning to their roots, looking for opportunities in the birthplace of their parents.
After ten months in prison, Egyptian blogger Maikel Nabil has been officially pardoned. American President Barack Obama defends his first term at the White House. And Facebook set to hit one billion users over the summer.
Pro-Kremlin activists try, and fail, to smear an opposition figure’s reputation. Protesters in Germany are calling for President Christian Wulff’s resignation. And the Israeli authorities are using Facebook to advertise an anti-drug campaign.