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21st May 2018

Alert: The Saudi Regime Declares War on Women's Rights Activism

An emergency episode about the 9 women's rights activists arrested in Saudi Arabia in the last week. They are: Dr Eman al-Nafjan, Loujain al-Hathloul, Dr Aisha al-Mana', Dr Madeha Al-Ajroush, Professor Aziza Al-Yousef, Dr. Ibrahim Al-Modaimeegh, Mohammad Al-Rabea and Abdulaziz Al-Mesha’al. You can find out more about them here, courtesy of Al-Qst, the Saudi human rights abuses monitoring organisation: https://alqst.org/eng/top-names-in-saudi-human-rights-movement/ Find out more about the Saudi "reforms" and what they mean for activism here: https://soundcloud.com/arabtyrantmanual/episode-001 Thanks to Sahar al-Faifi for joining us at short notice, and the activists who helped behind the scenes because they couldn't publicly. Follow us on Twitter for updates: @iyad_elbaghdadi, @gatnash, @ArabTyrantMan
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Arab Tyrant Manual Podcast
Global authoritarianism from a MENA perspective...
Iyad El-Baghdadi and Ahmed Gatnash study global authoritarianism, with a focus on the MENA region, and dive deep into universal strategies and tactics of authoritarians, as well as the best ways to resist.

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