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The Arab youth after the revolution: Civically engaged, yet not empowered

Three years ago, the world was shaken up by a chain of events and revolutions termed the ‘Arab Spring’. The protests and rebellion were driven by the countries’ youths, a sector of the population which had up to then not been able to raise their voices. What has happened to these youngsters? Are they engaged in the political transitions of their countries, or do they remain marginalized and frustrated, forming further incubators of protest?