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ناصر ودادي


Mauritanian activist, focused on civil rights in the Mideast and North Africa. He speaks more than 5 languages, and he has about 29,000 followers on Twitter.

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 1761

وائل عباس


One of the top followed Egyptian Twitter users, with about 163,000 followers. He helped reveal cases of torture and harassment in the past and follows events occurring in his country.

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 1154

تونسية حرة


Tunisian blogger and tweep. She follows events both in her country and elsewhere in the Arab world. She has about 66,000 followers.

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 141

ديما الخطيب


Dima is a journalist based in Abu Dhabi, she tweets in her personal account in 4 languages, following news in Arab world and sometimes also highlighting issues happening in Latin America to her Arab audience. She has 212,000 twitter followers.

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 111

زينوبيا


Egyptian blogger who keeps an eye with all events taking place in the region. She is like a one-person news agency. She has about 107,000 Twitter followers.

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 82

غازي القبلاوي


Libyan blogger who is usually out covering the issues in his country that don’t get much attention anywhere else.

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 45

حسام الحملاوي


Hossam El Hamalawy is an Egyptian independent journalist covering events happening in Egypt, with special focus on workers rights. He is a main figure in Revolutionary Socialist movement with about 145,000 followers on twitter.

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 28

مريم الخواجة


Maryam AlKhawaja is acting President of the Bahrain Center 4 Human Rights. Her personal Twitter account is one of few to go to when following the events in Bahrain. She has about 88,000 followers

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 18

سلطان سعود القاسمي


Sultan in a commentator on Arab affairs. He writes for Foreign Policy and openDemocracy among other places, with about 190,000 twitter followers

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 16

أميرة الحسيني


Global Voices Online Middle East and North Africa editor. She follows event from all over the Arab world, with about 37,000 Twitter followers.

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 11