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Demanding dignity : young voices from the front lines of the arab revolutions

Author: Maytha Alhassen; Ahmed Shihab-Eldin
Publisher: Ashland, Ore. : White Cloud Press, 2012.
Series: I speak for myself series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Demanding Dignity: Young Voices from the Arab Revolutions is a collection of essays written by today's generation of Arab youth who have directly inspired and sparked a revolutionary spirit that toppled governments, unearthing the aftermath of decades of suppression in the Middle East and North Africa. Their voices are as varied as their individual stories, but their destinies are shared. They are the connected  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012027791
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maytha Alhassen; Ahmed Shihab-Eldin
ISBN: 193595265X 9781935952657
OCLC Number: 830947707
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 253 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: A young man's spark (bouazizi) / by anas canon --
Serendipity in Syria / by Muhammad Radwan --
Another flight / by Maryam Al Khawaja --
Flying into a revolution / by Abubakr al-Shamahi --
I will drive my own life / by Manal Al Sharif, (being revised) --
From nowhere to somewhere / by Dina Sadek --
Egypt the country, the people, the idea. live-tweeting a revolution / by Sultan Al Qassemi --
A journey to activism / by Yasmin Haloui --
Egypt to Libya: arab solidarity 2.0 / by Adel Abdel Ghafar --
I do not read history. i write it / by Achref Aouadi --
Rami Jarrah (not submitted yet) --
Progress is painful, costly and slow / by Atiaf Alwazir --
13) Battling Bahrain's crimes of humanity / by Matar Ebrahim Matar --
14) Not your prisoner by arabian knightz ft. shadia mansour --
Muslim, Christian; one hand! / by Adel Iskandar --
After years of silence / by Baraa Shaiban --
Escaping politics: when it runs in your blood it ain't easy / by Dina Duella --
Inspired by revolution to educate my generation / by Jalal Abu-Khater --
Faceless brutality in Egypt's revolution / by Sarrah Abdelrahman --
It's about dignity / by Omar Radi --
21) Change in Saudia Arabia is inevitable / by Ahmed Al Omran --
Domino effect / by Omar Offendum.
Series Title: I speak for myself series.
Responsibility: edited by Maytha Alhassen and Ahmed Shihab-Eldin.

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