The Rābiʿa sign.

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When activist and Nobel Prize laureate Malālah Yūsafzay received the International Children's Peace Prize from Yemeni journalist and human rights activist Tawakkul Karmān in both women formed (what is considered as) the peace sign and the Rābiʿa sign. Body Gestures, Dutch Language, Human Rights Watch, Catholic University, Human Rights Activists, Malala Yousafzai, Islamic Studies, Muslim Brotherhood, National Symbols

The International Children's Peace Prize

One of the most recent symbols to originate in the Middle East is the so-called Rābiʿa sign, an increasingly popular hand gesture that plays a significant role within the realm of political activism. As simple as it might seem, holding up four fingers with the thumb folded into the exposed palm bears a clear cut…

The Rabi’a sign Body Gestures, Grey Wolves, Dutch Language, Human Rights Watch, Catholic University, Malala Yousafzai, Islamic Studies, Muslim Brotherhood, The Turk

A clash of symbols

One of the most recent symbols to originate in the Middle East is the so-called Rābiʿa sign, an increasingly popular hand gesture that plays a significant role within the realm of political activism. As simple as it might seem, holding up four fingers with the thumb folded into the exposed palm bears a clear cut…

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A statue of the Rābiʿa sign

One of the most recent symbols to originate in the Middle East is the so-called Rābiʿa sign, an increasingly popular hand gesture that plays a significant role within the realm of political activism. As simple as it might seem, holding up four fingers with the thumb folded into the exposed palm bears a clear cut…

The Rabi’a sign Body Gestures, Dutch Language, Human Rights Watch, Catholic University, Malala Yousafzai, Islamic Studies, Muslim Brotherhood, The Turk, National Symbols

Turkish president Recep Erdogan

One of the most recent symbols to originate in the Middle East is the so-called Rābiʿa sign, an increasingly popular hand gesture that plays a significant role within the realm of political activism. As simple as it might seem, holding up four fingers with the thumb folded into the exposed palm bears a clear cut…

The Rabi’a sign Body Gestures, Dutch Language, Human Rights Watch, Catholic University, Malala Yousafzai, Islamic Studies, Muslim Brotherhood, National Symbols, Activists

The Muslim Brotherhood

One of the most recent symbols to originate in the Middle East is the so-called Rābiʿa sign, an increasingly popular hand gesture that plays a significant role within the realm of political activism. As simple as it might seem, holding up four fingers with the thumb folded into the exposed palm bears a clear cut…

Given the terrible loss of life and lack of accountability, it would be immoral to forget about the Rabaa massacre. Violation Of Human Rights, Human Rights Council, Ramadan, Prisoners Rights, United Nations Human Rights, Body Gestures, Islam, Human Rights Watch, Rage

The Rābiʿa sign.

One of the most recent symbols to originate in the Middle East is the so-called Rābiʿa sign, an increasingly popular hand gesture that plays a significant role within the realm of political activism. As simple as it might seem, holding up four fingers with the thumb folded into the exposed palm bears a clear cut…

The famous Rābiʿa sign. Holding up 4 fingers with the thumb folded into the exposed palm, this sign plays a significant role within the realm of political activism. Body Gestures, Dutch Language, Human Rights Watch, Catholic University, Islamic Studies, Prison Cell, Muslim Brotherhood, The Turk, National Symbols

The famous Rābiʿa sign.

One of the most recent symbols to originate in the Middle East is the so-called Rābiʿa sign, an increasingly popular hand gesture that plays a significant role within the realm of political activism. As simple as it might seem, holding up four fingers with the thumb folded into the exposed palm bears a clear cut…

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