An African Spring? Human Rights and Security in Times of Change
Sprache des Tagungstitel:
When the popular uprising against the authoritarian regime in Tunisia started in December 2010, the revolutionary spark quickly spread over North Africa and the Middle East and developed into a conflagration that optimistically was called the ?Arab Spring?. Meanwhile this optimism gave way to a realism underscoring the fact that persons can be changed easily ? but not the deeply rooted structures underneath.