Creating New Visions of the Middle East using the Web

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Esra'a Al Shafei is the founder of MideastYouth.com, an organization that aims to amplify progressive voices throughout the Middle East using digital media.

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Creating New Visions of the Middle East using the Web

  1. 1. mideast yout h.com
  2. 2. “ CrowdVoice allows readers to read, and contribute to, a user- generated, dynamic aggr egation of information on a specific t opic. “ Features include a blog widget to funnel contributions to a users Consider Crowdvoice for updates on issues that matter to you. site and the ability t o subscribe. —Read Wr ite Web —Ashoka Peace“ “ It is a good resource for photos and videos of pr otests as well as An incredibly powerful tool for discovering voices of dissent. links to news stories and reports. —The Guar dian —Reza Asl an, author and pol itical commentator“ “ A great source for an insightful compilation of citizen per spectives, CrowdVoice’s ‘Human Rights Cr ackdown in Bahr ain’ is a must drawing from traditional news sources, blogs, image gall eries, visit site for images and videos of the br avery of protesters set and video clips fr om protest participants, intellectuals and experts against brutality and depr avity of Bahr ain’s security forces. in the field. —Peace & Conf ict Monitor —UN Dispatch“ “ It is an extremely well executed and timely platform and portal for This is the purpose for which social media was trul y born for. people to connect with what is happening in the Middl e East. —Bil l Liao, co-founder of Xing.com —Ahmed Shihab El din, Al -Jazeer a
  3. 3. mideast yout h.com

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