The Right to a Facebook StatusFebruary 18, 2011
Facebook status updates and tweets start revolutions and result in arrests. The updates below from my Facebook friends draw a picture of the ongoing and growing protests in the Middle East and North Africa.
Greens are organizing another protest in Iran: February 20th! power to the people of Iran!
will demonstrate alone in Tahrir. I want my birthday every year! #Feb29
The world has turned upside down. Just got a text message from a friend in Gaza asking me if I’m safe.
My Kurdish friends need to speak up: Kurds protest in Sulaimaniyah [Iraq], ten killed, nine wounded
Follow Libya too…
Updating one’s Facebook status with political information is a human right. Practice yours by sharing Amnesty International’s action to support human rights throughout the Middle East and North Africa.