Carla del Ponte, a diplomat and prosecutor who now serves on the Independent International Commission of Inquiry for Syria. Salvatore Di Nolfi /EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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A Tunisian protester holds a baguette while taking to riot police in January 2011. Martin Bureau/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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On Friday and again on Saturday in Benghazi: Protesters took to the streets in opposition to the extremist militias that have operated in the city since the toppling of Moammar Gadhafi. Tariq Al-Hun /UPI /Landov hide caption

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Father Mina celebrates the Christmas Nativity Liturgy, the start of Christmas, at the Coptic Orthodox Church of St. George on Jan. 6 in Brooklyn, N.Y. Coptic churches around the country have witnessed a surge of Christians fleeing Egypt since the start of the Arab Spring. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Security guards were deployed outside the graffiti-covered walls of the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Egypt, which came under attack Tuesday. Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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In Cairo's Tahrir Square on Tuesday night, men gathered in front of graffiti showing ousted President Hosni Mubarak and others from his regime. Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images hide caption

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An image grab taken from Egyptian state TV shows ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak sitting inside a cage in a courtroom during his verdict hearing in Cairo on June 2. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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