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Arab Spring

Reuters

Unsurprisingly, the uprisings and related stories from the Middle East and North Africa last year accounted for some of our best-read work in 2011. The developments in the region prompted IFEX to focus on writing more stories about how connected freedom of assembly is to free expression - especially when protest might be your main - or only - feasible form of dissent.

Here we chose some of our most-read stories coming out of the uprisings.

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