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Arab Spring Songs

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On December 17, a Tunisian fruit seller ignited an uprising that caused the fall of the authoritarian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. By the middle of January 2011, protest movements were launched in a number of other Arab countries starting the so-called Arab Spring. The slogan "The People Want the Fall of the Regime [al-sha`b yurid isqat al-nizam; see video]. Shorter cries such as, degage, irhal, game over, down with the regime, ghur, etc... became widespread. This list provides access to the songs produced during and after the Arab Spring; these are the beautiful voices of hope, disappointment, and dreams that are yet to be fulfilled.

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On December 17, a Tunisian fruit seller ignited an uprising that caused the fall of the authoritarian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. By the middle of January 2011, protest movements were launched in a number of other Arab countries starting t...
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