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Tales & Tools of Revolution: From Serbia to Egypt

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Woman at a protest in Union Square, San Francisco. Credit: romainguy/ Flickr

A new generation is telling their stories of overthrowing corrupt regimes.  And in the digital age, their lessons can spread more quickly than ever before.  But how does one organize a nation into revolt?  The answers may not be universal, but there’s lots of wisdom to be passed on. On this edition, revolutions past, present and future.  We’ll hear from Egyptian, Serbian, and Azerbaijani activists, about their work to topple undemocratic rulers.

Featuring:

Namees Arnous, Egyptian journalist; Ivan Marovic, co-founder of OTPOR; Arzu Geybullayeva, Azerbaijani blogger & organizer.

***WEB EXCLUSIVES***

Full-length Interview with Arzu Geybullayeva

Full-audio with the Azerbaijani blogger and organizer, conducted in May 2011.

Egyptian Journalists and the 2011 Egyptian Revolution

Full speech by Egyptian journalist Namees Arnous, about her participation in the 2011 Egyptian Revolution.  Recorded at the Narco News School of Authentic Journalism in May 2011

For More Information:

Flying Carpets and Broken Pipelines
Narco News
International Center on Non-Violent Conflict
A Force More Powerful
Journal of Conflict Transformation
Cyber Dissidents
Open Democracy
People Power: The Game of Civil Resistance
Movement.org

Articles, Blogs, Reports and Videos:

Who Really Brought Down Milosevic?
Tahrir Square as it Happened
Barrel of Laughs: A Dilemma Action explained

Music:

‘Habibi Min Zaman’ – Balkan Beat Box

 

Author: Kwan

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