Jasmine Revolution

  • Egypt protestor killed outside Cabinet: Officials November 26, 2011

    Cairo: Egyptian medical officials say that one demonstrator has been killed outside the country's Cabinet building, where protestors have camped overnight to prevent the entrance of the country's newly-appointed prime minister. Witnesses say that the protestor was killed when an army vehicle ran over him early on Saturday. The official spoke on...
  • World View: Arab Spring - Should India have taken a more active line? September 17, 2011

    Suhasini Haidar: Hello and welcome to this week's edition of World View with me Suhasini Haidar. It has been nine months and counting the fires across the Arab world continue to burn and the Arab Spring as it is called is continuing to claim lives and in fact Governments. Today,...
  • World View: Suhasini Haidar's take on Arab Spring September 15, 2011

    The Arab Spring caught the world by surprise. Unlike countries like the US, Britain and France on one side, and Russia and China on the other all of whom quickly took strong positions, India chose a cautious approach; even as thousands came out on the streets in Tunis, Benghazi, Cairo,...
  • Arab Spring: Should India have taken a more active line? September 17, 2011

    Suhasini Haidar: Hello and welcome to this week's edition of World View with me Suhasini Haidar. It has been nine months and counting the fires across the Arab world continue to burn and the Arab Spring as it is called is continuing to claim lives and in fact Governments. Today,...
  • World media keeps a close eye on Anna's protest September 2, 2011

    Anna Hazare's agitation has whipped up the curiosity of the global media. While some international websites have compared it to Egypt's Jamsine Revolution, others are questioning if this Gandhi-like method will help the cause. ...
  • China tries to stamp out 'Jasmine Revolution' February 20, 2011

    Beijing: Jittery Chinese authorities staged a show of force on Sunday to squelch a mysterious online call for a "Jasmine Revolution" apparently modeled after pro-democracy demonstrations sweeping the Middle East. Authorities detained activists, increased the number of police on the streets and censored online calls to stage protests in Beijing, Shanghai...
  • China cracks down on call for Jasmine Revolution February 20, 2011

    Beijing: Chinese authorities cracked down on activists as a call circulated for people to gather in more than a dozen cities on Sunday for a "Jasmine Revolution" apparently inspired by the wave of pro-democracy protests sweeping the Middle East. The source of the call was not known, but authorities moved to...