Authors : Ali Muhammad Bhat
Abstract: The Arab Spring was a series of antigovernment demonstrations, rebellions and armed upheavals that spread across the Middle East in early 2011. It is observed differently by scholars and have diverging views about its nature and occurrences. Some called it Arab Autumn whiles as others as winter. A group of scholars across the globe consider it an internal outrage busted due to oppression faced by general public particular ban on freedom of speech and expression. However another group of scholars called it conspiracy and general public and some political parties. Especially, religious organisations are used as scape goats to achieve ones goal. An attempt is made to analysis the material available in the form of books, research articles and websites and newspapers to reach exact conclusion what happened that people came on the streets and demands their rights in varying intensity.
Ali Muhammad Bhat , 2020. End of a Beginning: A Study of Arab Spring. Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences, 17: 217-225.