Did Egypt's youth movement backfire?
Did Egypt's youth movement backfire?After revolution, young Egyptians say little has changed.
An Egyptian masked protester holds a national flag during a protest at six October bridge, in Cairo, Egypt, 26 January 2013. EPA/STR
What happened to Egypt’s once-powerful youth movement that helped oust President Hosni Mubarak? Two years ago the country’s youth rejoiced as they rang in a new era of democracy. But today unemployment is still high, and for those entering the job market, opportunities are few and far between. So we ask: two years on, has Egypt’s youth movement backfired?
In this episode of The Stream, we speak to:
Ashraf Khalil @AshrafKhalil
Author, Liberation Square
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