The Arab Spring (1/2)From Hope to Despair

53 min
Available from 27/04/2021 to 08/08/2021

In Spring 2011 people across the Arab world took to the streets to protest against their authoritarian rulers, dreaming of justice, dignity and prosperity. In Tunisia and Egypt, the overthrow succeeded, Tunisia's dictator Ben Ali had to step down, as did Egypt's ruler Hosni Mubarak. After an initial phase of revolutionary euphoria, it was the Islamists who came to the fore with the conservative religious organisation the Muslim Brotherhood dominating the political agenda.


  • Director :
    • Michael Richter
  • Country :
    • Germany
  • Year :
    • 2021