Tawakkol Karman on Unrest in the Arab World

Nobel Laureate Tawakkol Karman spoke about political unrest and violence in North Africa and the Middle, often referred to the “Arab… read more

Nobel Laureate Tawakkol Karman spoke about political unrest and violence in North Africa and the Middle, often referred to the “Arab Spring.” She talked about her experiences starting the uprising in Yemen, the current situation in Arab countries including massacres in Syria, international interest in the uprisings, the influence of al-Qaida, terrorism and U.S. drone attacks that target civilians. Following her remarks she answered questions from the audience. close

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Tawakkol Karman on Unrest in the Arab World

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306468-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Jun 18, 2012
Last Aired:
Jun 19, 2012

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  • Jun 18, 2012 | 10:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 19, 2012 | 1:47am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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