U.N human rights experts called on Saudi Arabia to halt the imminent execution of six men sentenced to death for activities related to the 2011 Arab Spring.
Arab Spring articles on Democracy Chronicles
The Arab Spring was the revolutionary wave of demonstrations and protests in the Arab world following the banner of one man in Tunisia, began on 17 December 2010 with the Tunisian Revolution. Popular protests took place in many countries including Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Yemen.
VOA recalls interview with Khashoggi in August where he expressed his views on democracy and many other regional issues and problems in Egypt and Libya.
Tunisia, where the Arab uprisings began seven years ago, faces many difficulties in its transition on the economic, political and security fronts.
The Arab world’s numerous decentralization programs simply help keep authoritarian regimes in power
Shiite protesters took to the streets of Bahrain on Wednesday to mark the seventh anniversary of the Arab Spring
General Abdel Fattah el-Sissi’s dictatorial control of the Egyptian people is now largely complete
It remains to be seen whether the protests in Tunisia are a stumbling block or a turning point in the future of the country
Study shows how seriously investors took the possibility of a democratic revolution during Egypt’s Arab Spring
The western growth machine creates communities with millions of “non-people”, unemployed youth or senior citizens who lack social significance. At the same time, a clique of financially well-off’s just grows stronger.
Social media has played a key role in organizing and getting protesters into the streets in the U.S.