[QODLink]
Inside Story
Arab anger
As Arabs angered by social injustice take to the streets, governments are trying to buy their way out of trouble.
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2011 13:57 GMT

As the dust settles on the streets of Egypt, the desire for change is spreading across the region. The people of the Arab world say they are angered by unemployment, rampant corruption and social injustice.

Some governments are trying to buy their way out of trouble with promises of reform and wage rises, but will that be enough to keep angry people off the streets?

Inside Story discusses with guests: Lamis Andoni, a veteran Palestinian journalist and political commentator who is a regular contributor to Al Jazeera English online; Anwar Eshki, the founder and director of Jeddah-based think tank the Middle East Center for Strategic Studies; and Paul Salem, the director of the Carnegie Middle East centre.

This episode of Inside Story aired on Monday, February 14, 2010.

Source:
Al Jazeera
Topics in this article
People
Country
City
Organisation
Featured on Al Jazeera
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the third major offensive on the Gaza Strip in six years.
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
Featured
Human rights and corporate responsibility prompt a US church to divest from companies doing business with Israel.
Afghan militias have accumulated a lengthy record of human-rights abuses, including murders and rapes.
Growing poverty is strengthening a trend among UK Muslims to fund charitable work closer to home.
A groundbreaking study from Johns Hopkins University shows that for big segments of the US population it is.
Critics claim a vaguely worded secrecy law gives the Japanese government sweeping powers.
join our mailing list