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The Documentary - Rewriting the Revolution

Shaimaa Khalil looks at the Arab Spring through the eyes of prominent writers from Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Yemen and Syria.

Shaimaa Khalil looks at the Arab Spring through the eyes of prominent writers whose countries have undergone major change over the past two-and-a-half years. She hears how much has really changed for the masses who rose up against their leaders. Have their hopes been fulfilled? Or have they faded with the challenge of democracy and restructuring? Our guests on the programme are Egyptian Writer Sara Khorshid, Libyan author Ghazi Gheblawi, Tunisia's Samar Samir Mezghanni, Farea Al-Muslimi from Yemen and Syrian author Samar Yazbek. Picture: A computer keyboard with Arabic and Latin letters, Credit: Martin Oeser/AFP/Getty Images

  • Broadcast on BBC World Service, 3:32PM Mon, 2 Sep 2013
  • Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
  • First broadcast BBC World Service, 8:32PM Sat, 31 Aug 2013
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  • Duration 29 minutes

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