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image sample A group of free-minded bloggers, journalists, and activists, we are based in the Middle East, North Africa and the rest of the world. Keen on perpetuating the democratic spirit of the Arab Spring, we confront both autocrats and extremists with audacious reporting and whistle-blowing, daring opinion-writing, and creative, edgy artwork.

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who we stand for tab thumb We fight authoritarianism and corruption, advocate free elections and open government, and champion civil rights. Speech, thought, opinion, belief, expression... all freedoms are our friends. Our baseline: Arabs too are worthy of universal Human rights! ... And we're fun! Intellectual curiosity, creativity, and humor are our staples. Join the club!

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who supports us tab thumb Launched with financial support from a small group of independent Arab journalists, Free Arabs is—and vows to remain—totally independent of any government or political party, group or institution. We do not—and will not—pursue any other agenda than those stated in our editorial line: figting corruption, defending democracy, and promoting creativity.

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REFLECTION.WHY THE WEST GOT IT TOGETHER

Anti-Western sentiment is powerful in the Middle East & North Africa. Whether out of religious extremism or Arab chauvinism, Western culture is often cast in a negative light. A Saudi liberal begs to differ. More >


 <span class=video_span>REFLECTION.</span>WHY THE WEST GOT IT TOGETHER
REFLECTION.WHY THE WEST GOT IT TOGETHER
 <span class=video_span>HOW TO MAKE</span>AN ISIS TERRORIST
HOW TO MAKEAN ISIS TERRORIST
 <span class=video_span>GAZA.</span>ISRAEL’S PR DEMISE
GAZA.ISRAEL’S PR DEMISE

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Lebanon.Tripoli’s Descent Into Bigotry

Chill, Tripoli Mayor. It’s just a beer ad.

رقابة العرب المنافقة على اناثهم

إما أن يكون السلوك عيبا على الكل، أو لا يكون

Lebanon.The Army Against Terror

Invading Lebanon? Over our dead bodies, ISIS.

Identity.The Two Arabs In My Head

I’m an Arab millennial. Society messed me up.

: التحرش الجنسيالتطرف ليس الحل

المشكل في ذكورية المجتمع، لا في لباس الاناث


Gaza.This Could Be Your Kid

Your child is safe at home. Gaza’s aren’t.

Israel.Wiping out Gaza

How can a whole residential area host Hamas?

Morocco.Freedom Now… Or Never

Banning NGOs, aka the “Moroccan exception”

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Their alias is a bear but this duo is more rock than cuddly.

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