Thursday, January 27, 2011


Syria trys to avoid joining the dominos

Read: Syria: Internet Users Race to Support Egyptian Protesters (Global Voices Online, 1/27/2010)

The Syrian government is reported to be publishing misinformation about what is going on at other Mid-East protests, but these days that’s not really possible:

As protests to take down the Mubarak regime in Egypt rage on, Syrians are rushing to aid the protesters in every way they can. Damascus Bureau reported that hackers took over the website[ar] of Baladna Daily and left a message saying: “We will not allow a media blackout in regards to what's going on in Egypt. Here are some headlines about what's happening in Egypt.”

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