* According to Amnesty International, an Algerian political party has been suspended by the authorities and two others risk the same. These three parties have been actively against the regime, playing a big role in the Algerian Hirak, consisting of the major protests happening in the country since 2019. According to the Algerian government, the suspension was justified, as these parties have organized "unauthorized gatherings".
* On Wednesday evening, the youth living in the occupied West Bank went to Silat al-Harithiya, in the Jenin governorate, to protest the demolition of homes of Palestinian prisoners by Israeli occupation forces. According to Palestine Today, dozens of young people set camp in front of the houses, to avoid demolition.
* Shabab, the Executive Office of the European Palestinian Youth Union, has condemned the German media network "Deutsche Welle" for firing Palestinian and Jordanian journalists Maram Salem and Farah Maraqa for allegedly having anti-Semitic views. Shabab denounces this as it states that it has ignored the historical and political context behind the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and goes against the concept of freedom of expression.
* According to the fifth wave of the Arab Barometer survey, only 17% of young Tunisians state that they still have an interest in politics. Having become disillusioned with the state of affairs in the country, the youth has moved away from formal politics and is now invested in civil society and grassroots activism.
* The Yemeni Socialist Party concluded the "Youth Week" in Mukalla with a ceremony honoring the various participants in the activities of the week. Mohammed Abdullah Al-Hamid, the Secretary of the Party, gave a speech emphasizing the role of the youth in the activities celebrating the anniversary of the establishment of the party. He also reiterated the party's continuous support for the youth in the country, both financially but also morally.
* On Friday, the Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), issued a statement. According to this statement, there have been reports of youth uprisings across the country on February 10th, the eve of the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution of 1979. The youth was protesting the repressive nature of the regime, in front of buildings where torture is allegedly practiced.
* The February 14th Revolution Youth Coalition in Bahrain announced a seminar that will be held on February 14th, to celebrate the eleventh anniversary of the Revolution in Bahrain, that took place in 2011. Further, the Lebanese Interior Minister Bassam Mawlawi blocked Bahraini opposition groups from hosting two political events in Beirut, stating that they "would undermine official Bahraini authorities and Gulf states, thus blocking efforts by Lebanon to boost ties with these countries".
* On Thursday, a young Tunisian man set himself on fire after his father's sheep were confiscated by police, according to local reports. After the police demanded that the father give proof of purchase of the sheep and a license for rearing and trading, the young man self-immolated, feeling that he was being targeted. This act of protest mirrored Mohammed Bouazizi's self-immolation in 2010, which was a catalyst for the Arab Spring protests. The young man is currently in the hospital and said to be in critical condition.
* On February 13th, the Jordanian Minister of Political and Parliamentary affairs Musa Maaytah inaugurated the National Campaign of the Ministry of Political and Parliamentary affairs, with the goal of promoting participation in municipal and governorate elections. During the inauguration, he emphasized His Majesty King Abdullah and HRH Crown Prince Hussein's efforts in encouraging political participation among the youth.