Posted by | February 20, 2011 17:35 | Filed under: Top Stories


Citizens in the Middle East are standing up to their regimes.

In Libya’s second-largest city, Benghazi, witnesses said security forces shot at mourners attending a funeral Sunday for protesters killed the day before (pictured). The U.S.-based group Human Rights Watch has raised Libya’s death toll during five days of unrest to 173.

Several thousand anti-government activists in Morocco rallied in Rabat Sunday to demand political reforms limiting the power of King Mohammed…

Thousands of Tunisians poured into the streets of their capital to demand the resignation of the interim government…

In Bahrain, thousands of pro-democracy activists have re-established a tent camp in a main square of their capital as they consider an offer of dialogue from the minority Sunni rulers of the small Gulf kingdom…

In Jordan Sunday, King Abdullah called for “real” and “quick” political reforms to give the public a greater role in government amid popular discontent. Jordanians have been demonstrating since January for political and economic changes…

In Yemen, more than 1,000 students demonstrated Sunday in the capital, Sana’a, to press for the ouster of President Ali Abdullah Saleh…

And, hopefully, workers rights will be preserved in Wisconsin (where union heads are calling on teachers to go back to work).

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By: Alan

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