By Maytha Alhassen,Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

ISBN-10: 1935952714

ISBN-13: 9781935952718

Demanding Dignity: younger Voices from the Arab Revolutions is a suite of essays written by way of today’s new release of Arab formative years who've at once encouraged and sparked a innovative spirit that toppled governments, unearthing the aftermath of many years of suppression within the center East and North Africa.

Their voices are as diverse as their person tales, yet their destinies are shared. they're the attached generation.

Their own tales, informed through 20 individuals from nine varied nations, meet at a crossroads someplace among journalistic first-hand reviews with obtainable, intimate magazine entries.

Inspired partly by means of common human values and aspirations, every one tale captures the very adjustments revolutionizing the area: Social media's position in uniting like-minded voters via civic engagement.

A Nubian tackle revolution and restitution in Egypt. A Saudi-woman who steps into the driving force seat to alter her daughter's destiny simply because her mom could not swap her current. The repeated reminder of torture in everyday life. The tumultuous trip as a tender Egyptian navigates his travels via social and political upheavals from Egypt to Syria.

Their trips element to a imaginative and prescient of pan-Arab identification as visible within the manifestation in their shared spirit of attached struggles. Their voices jointly sound a end result of demands human dignity that mirror the voices in their fellow electorate and the struggles that include tough political, spiritual and standard authorities.

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