north africa

  • 27 Feb 2011

    Amnesty International has expressed shock that at least 45 Zimbabwean activists have been charged with treason and could face the death penalty.

  • 25 Feb 2011

    The Prime Minister, David Cameron, has sparked sharp criticism with his defence of his government's role in selling arms to the Middle East.

  • 21 Feb 2011

    Did it start with Tunisia earlier this year, or was it Iran that inspired the trend in 2009 or perhaps even Lebanon as far back as 2005? Was Egypt an isolated albeit epic event or is it one that truly connects the dots in a region riddled with all forms of injustice? How come 'people power' has suddenly re-awakened across the Middle East and North Africa region?