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Supporting Material and Further Reading


“Algeria and the Arab Spring: A View from the Forest,”al-Jadaliyya,


“Zenga Zenga Song,”

Tahman Bradley, “Libyan Americans Grateful for International Community’s Involvement in Libya,” ABC News,

Chris Adams, “Libyan rebel leader spent much of past 20 years in suburban Virginia,” McClatchy Newspapers,


 “Hamza Ali al-Khateeb Becomes a Symbol of Syrian Brutality,”,

“Syria: Protest over the killing of 13 year old Hamza al Khateeb,” Ya Libnan,

Max Fisher, “Vogue Defends Profile of Syrian First Lady,” The Atlantic,

“Mutilation of teenager terrorises Syrian women,” The Observers, France24,

Theo Padnos, “The Cult: The Twisted, Terrifying Last Days Of Assad’s Syria,” The New Republic,

“We are all Hamza Alkhateeb,” English language Facebook page,

Hugh Macleod and Annasofie Flamand, “Tortured and killed: Hamza al-Khateeb, age 13,”  Al-Jazeera English,

Uri Friedman, “On Syrian State TV Hamza Ali Al-Khateeb Is No 'Child Martyr’,” The Atlantic Wire,



 “Man dies as Tunisian police open fire in clashes,” Reuters,

Adam Lankford, “Suicide for a Cause,” Foreign Policy,

“Suicide that sparked a revolution,” Al-Jazeera English,

Ellen Knickmeyer, “The Arab World's Youth Army,” Foreign Policy,

Yasmine Ryan, “The tragic life of a street vendor,” Al Jazeera English,

Robert Mackey, "Video That Set Off Tunisia's Uprising –," New York Times,

Ryan Rifai, "Timeline: Tunisia's uprising – Tunisia," Al-Jazeera English,

Eric Goldstein, "A Middle-Class Revolution" Foreign Policy,,0

The Other Revolutions

 Saudi Arabia

Fahad Faruqui, “Women react after Saudi King gives them the right to vote,” The Washington Post. 29 Mar. 2010,

Rima al-Mukhtar, “Saudi woman sentenced to lashes for driving,”

Associated Press, "Saudi women granted right to vote in 2015 local elections,"


“Our revolution's doing what Saleh can't – uniting Yemen,” Times Online,