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Security Forces Fire on Bahrain Mourners

Security forces have fired shots in Manama on Friday, where demonstrators were gathering for an anti-government rally, in defiance of a government ban on protests. Hospital officials say there are casualties. Mourners began chanting opposition slogans during a funeral procession

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Iran Tries Internet Censorship, Execution As Protesters Demand Democracy

Source: New York Magazine   After yesterday’s pro-democracy protests in Tehran, Iranian authorities have started blocking pro-opposition websites and electronic media and greatly slowed broadband speed in major cities. Text-message and mobile-phone traffic has been disrupted, and the word bahman,

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