Conflict & Justice

How Social Media is Helping Name Protests in Syria

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Friday's demonstrations in Syria have been dubbed "Day of Departure" protests. Turns out pro-democracy activists in Syria use a Facebook page to vote on a name for each Friday protest. Lisa Mullins speaks to the BBC Arabic Service's Wael Tamimi about this novel use of social networking.

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