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Thursday April 21, 2011

Youth of the Arab Spring Among TIME’s 100 Most Influential

Posted by Omar Tewfik at 12:08 pm

The popular uprisings for freedom and democracy that shook the political order of the Middle East have captivated the world’s attention, highlighting the ability of a new generation of young people to mobilize and foster real change in their societies. In recognition of their influence and contributions to the uprisings and revolutions, TIME Magazine has named a number of Arab activists, journalists and artists among its 100 most influential people of 2011. Check out their profiles:

Wael Ghonim: Spokesman for a Revolution

Fathi Terbil: Human-Rights Lawyer

El Général: Tunisian Rapper

Ayman Mohyeldin: Cairo Correspondent for Al Jazeera





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