Monthly Archives: November 2012
The news of the UN General Assembly’s decision to upgrade the Palestinians status was the cue for wild celebrations across the West Bank and Gaza. In Ramallah, thousands hit the streets for a frenzy of flag-waving and fireworks. Many in the crowd expressed their delight at the UN’s decision and their pride in President Mahmoud […]
Today, 29 November 2012, between 1026 and 1029 (UTC), all traffic from Syria to the rest of the Internet stopped. CloudFlare blog witnessed the drop off: We’ve spent the morning studying the situation to understand what happened. The following graph shows the last several days of traffic coming to CloudFlare’s network from Syria. Since the […]
The International Federation for Human Rights on Wednesday denounced extrajudicial killings, repression, torture and other rights abuses in Mauritania. “If, under the regime of (President) Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, people dare to exercise their rights, they are often victims of repression, arrest and imprisonment,” read a joint report with the Mauritania Human Rights Association published […]
I can think of only one way to defeat a dictator. Unity. Don’t fight me on it. Prove me wrong.