Syria, Yemen opposition warn dictators: You're next
By Richard Allen Greene , Ivan Watson and Mohammed Jamjoom , CNN
(CNN) -- Dictators around the Middle East should pay close attention to the fate of Libya's Moammar Gadhafi, opposition activists from Syria and Yemen said...
August 26, 2011
Imagining a world without dictators
By William J. Dobson, Published: August 26
A month ago, I was sitting in a restaurant with Srdja Popovic, a democratic activist and leader of the revolution that toppled Slobodan Milosevic in 2000. We had met to discuss the revolutions...
March 27, 2011
Our dance with Arab dictators
March 27, 2011
Haroon Siddiqui - Toronto Star
When we allow ourselves to be pushed into thinking about a people and a region as a monolith, sans diversity and differences, we view them only in stark stereotypes. We allow racist notions...
Time to cut Mideast dictators loose
January 30, 2011
Haroon Siddiqui - The TORONTO STAR
What’s happening in Egypt and across the Middle East is unprecedented. Scenes like this we have not seen since the 1979 revolution in Iran. Equally clear is that the American-led Western model of dealing...
Spotlight Again Falls on Web Tools and Change
WASHINGTON — Fear is the dictator’s traditional tool for keeping the people in check. But by cutting off Egypt’s Internet and wireless service late last week in the face of huge street protests, President Hosni Mubarak betrayed his own fear —...
WINDSOR, Ont. — Longtime Sikh community leaders have been hit with trespass notices and expulsions from their own society as a feud at the city’s majestic $6.5-million temple degenerates, with allegations of violent threats, disruptions and attempts to overthrow the current leadership...