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Zora Hesova: The Arab Spring and Central Europe

August 3, 2012 by

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Not everybody in North Africa knows that the phrase “Arab Spring” is inspired by the Prague Spring of 1968. For Czech and Slovaks, the connection is obvious. It stands for liberalisation driven by citizens, from below, who demand popular sovereignty in the face of an authoritarian regime. But to what extent have the Arab states […]