Tag: syria

SyriaUntold and Open Democracy: Looking inside the Uprising

At SyriaUntold we have started a collaboration with OpenDemocracy, which has given birth to a new section entitled Looking Inside the Uprising. Through this collaboration, we aim to bring…

When I go back to Syria

After an inspiring conversation with some activists from the town of Kafranbel today, I decided that as soon as I can go back to Syria I will visit…

Syria and citizen solidarity: International Conference on Non-Violence, Tunis

My contribution to the International Conference on Non-Violence. Tunisia, 1-3 November 2012: Reactions to the Arab Spring and the way strategic powers have tried to profit from changes…

It´s my birthday

It´s my birthday and I have the same birthday wish I´ve had all my life: A Free Syria. Since it seems like this may take a while, I´ve…

Tweet Week Syria: June 1-7

Have you heard about Rotation Curation? It is the process of rotating the spokesperson on a social media account. It was originated in December 2011, when a project called…

Prix Ars Electronica – Digital Communities. The winners are…

The winners of the Prix Ars Electronica 2012 have been announced  :  ) You can see the full list of Golden Nicas, Awards of Distinction and Honorary Mentions…

Call Homs, Syria (and wish them a Happy Eid)

This week Muslims celebrate the festivity of Eid Al-Adha, that commemorates Abraham´s sacrifice. In this year of revolutions, uprisings and changes, this festivity means even more for Muslims…

Activism in Syria: the Internet and decentralized communications for social change

Last week I had the opportunity to take part in a conference with a very challenging title: “Social Media Heroes”. It was organized by Fundación Telefónica and Aerco,…