Author Archive for Irving Epstein

HR COLUMN: Youth Protest and Human Rights

March 13, 2015
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<em>HR COLUMN:</em> Youth Protest and Human Rights

Four years ago, Mohammed Bouazizi, a Tunisian street merchant unable to obtain licenses to operate his business without local harassment, immolated himself in desperation. His death set off protests throughout the Arab world and sparked a two-year series of youth demonstrations, lasting through 2013, that were remarkable for their scope and intensity but also...
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