03 Jul '11, 4am

Syria Sees Its Biggest Protest Yet | Care2 Causes

Syria Sees Its Biggest Protest Yet | Care2 Causes

A day after tens of thousands joined protests in the city of Hama, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad sacked the city’s governor, Ahmed Abdul-Aziz, as reported by SANA, the Syrian state news agency. The protest around Hama’s central Clock Tower — renamed Freedom Square by the protesters, most of whom are young — was the largest (200,000, according to some estimates) yet since demonstrations began in March, says Al Jazeera . Referring to Assad’s recent speech at Damascus University in which he characterised the protesters as “germs” that Syria must inoculate itself against, a local activist said: “Here we are, the germs of Syria,” adding: “But we are big germs in huge numbers.” He said there was no visible security presence in Hama, only checkpoints at the entrances. “There’s not even traffic police,” he told Al Jazeera. The opposition has deep roots in Hama, a city of 700,00...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/syria-sees-its-biggest-protes...

Tweets

Technology and protest « Lim Kit Siang: The for...

blog.limkitsiang.com 03 Jul '11, 3am

By Kapil Sethi July 03, 2011 | The Malaysian Insider JULY 3 — To an observer of the increasingly charged political rhetori...

How Bad is Human Trafficking Around the World? | Care2 Causes

How Bad is Human Trafficking Around the World? ...

care2.com 03 Jul '11, 10pm

Although Ashton Kutcher’s Twitter battle over his child prostitution statistics overtook any real news on human traffickin...

Death toll rises as Hama defies Syria army - Channel News Asia /@FLASH_NEWS #Syria

Death toll rises as Hama defies Syria army - Ch...

channelnewsasia.com 05 Jul '11, 6pm

DAMASCUS: Security forces killed at least 11 people in Hama Tuesday while residents mobilised to keep Syria's army out, ac...

Protesters Rally Against Georgia Immigration Law | Care2 Causes

Protesters Rally Against Georgia Immigration La...

care2.com 03 Jul '11, 12am

This Fourth of July weekend, it’s important to remember that one of our most important rights as Americans is the ability ...

Have you checked out @Coach’s new Poppy Collect...

coach.com 06 Jul '11, 8pm

© 2011 Coach, Inc. COACH, Coach Signature C Design, Coach Op Art Design, Coach & Tag Design, Coach & Lozenge Design, Coach...

Italian Police Stop Bear Banquet (VIDEO) | Care2 Causes

Italian Police Stop Bear Banquet (VIDEO) | Care...

care2.com 03 Jul '11, 11pm

Italian police did (if you ask me) did the right think in breaking up a banquet of bear meat hosted by the Northern League...

Why Don’t Women Want to Bike in New York? | Care2 Causes

Why Don’t Women Want to Bike in New York? | Car...

care2.com 04 Jul '11, 9am

Women don’t seem to want to bike in New York City. According to the New York Times , male cyclists outnumber women three t...

Syria Surveilling Protesters in US; Hama Greets US Envoy With Olive Branches (VIDEO) | Care2 Causes

Syria Surveilling Protesters in US; Hama Greets...

care2.com 09 Jul '11, 4pm

The US and French ambassadors stayed for two days in the city of Hama, the site of the largest demonstrations in Syria so ...

Women Are Like Criminals? | Care2 Causes

Women Are Like Criminals? | Care2 Causes

care2.com 08 Jul '11, 2pm

In Louisiana, abortion clinics will now be required to display certain signage, informing women about alternatives to abor...

#Lukashenko's terror police fired tear gas, bea...

sg.news.yahoo.com 03 Jul '11, 5pm

Belarussian police fired tear gas, beat up activists and arrested dozens Sunday to thwart a major opposition protest in Mi...

Human rights activists slam Syria over proteste...

channelnewsasia.com 09 Jul '11, 10pm

DAMASCUS : Human Rights Watch on Saturday condemned Syria's "deliberate policy" of dispersing protesters with deadly force...

Obesity Is An Epidemic In the U.S. | Care2 Causes

Obesity Is An Epidemic In the U.S. | Care2 Causes

care2.com 09 Jul '11, 1am

“This country is dying on its knees,” said Jamie Oliver , the celebrity chef from the U.K., during his ABC television show...

Tell Nike Drop Vick | Care2 Causes

care2.com 04 Jul '11, 3am

I don't see evidence of remorse at this point in time. I see evidence of a very good publicity campaign. It's really disco...

How Protest Made Me a Msian: Is living in fear a Msian Way of Life? #Bersih @bersih2

How Protest Made Me a Msian: Is living in fear ...

loyarburok.com 04 Jul '11, 4am

How Protest Made Me a Malaysian 4 July 2011 | Let's Get Together | Posted by Yin Shao Loong Is living in fear a Malaysian ...