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Seven Years After the Arab Spring: A Visual Anthology

Jan 14, 2018 | 16:47 GMT
A demonstrator offers flowers to soldiers on Jan. 21, 2011, in Tunis during a three-day period of mourning for the people who died during the country's revolution.

A demonstrator offers flowers to soldiers on Jan. 21, 2011 in Tunis during a three-day period of mourning for the people who died during the country's revolution. Tunisia's emergence from the Arab Spring was not without substantial struggles, but its military does not wield political power and its constitution is focused on citizen's rights.

(CHRISTOPHER FURLONG/Getty Images)

Seven years ago, a wave of protests swept throughout the Middle East and North Africa -- and rather than fading away, they triggered the massive movement ultimately deemed the Arab Spring. The violence, revolutions and multiple civil wars that followed reshaped the entire region. The Arab Spring's place of origin was Tunisia, a country that emerged from its Jasmine Revolution as a civil-led government with representation from Islamist and secular parties. But the protests spread to more than a dozen countries in the region, taking particularly powerful hold in Egypt, Libya, Bahrain, Syria and Yemen. In this visual anthology, we take a look back at some of the memorable images from the Arab Spring demonstrations and their aftermath....

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