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The uprisings and would-be revolutions that spread across the Arab Region, starting in Tunisia in December 2010, have changed the region’s social and political map. Yet, dreams of revolution, democratization, social justice, and transformative politics have yet to be realized.

The “Arab Spring” has followed dramatically different trajectories across the…

Protests in Tahrir Square


Egypt’s revolution, and the subsequent political transitions, often turned protestors against the police and other security apparatuses of the Egyptian state.

This photo, taken on November 21, 2011, shows Tahrir Square following one of these clashes between security forces and protestors.