Democracy Now! Revolt in the Arab world

After decades of dictatorship, democratic revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt have turned the tables on their repressive regimes and shown that protest movements can have real power. Where did these movements come from and where are they going? What chance do they have of winning democracy long-term? And will we see an outbreak of democracy right across the Arab world?


Samir Amin, Third World Forum
Tariq Ramadan, Egyptian academic (Oxford University)
Gigi Ibrahim, Egyptian activist

Time and venue

17:15-18:45; Whitby Street