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Riz Khan
Winds of change in the Arab world
Inspired by protests in Egypt and Tunisia, rumblings of discontent are growing across the region.
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2011 09:49 GMT

Could the pro-democracy protests in Egypt generate an unstoppable momentum for political reform across the Arab world?

The impact of those demonstrations is being felt in other Arab countries where people are also speaking out against the lack of political rights and freedoms.

As the rumblings of discontent grow, leaders in countries such as Yemen, Jordan and Algeria have introduced new policies for political and economic change.

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But opposition supporters are calling those measures inadequate and are demanding a complete overhaul.

On Monday, we will be discussing the issues with Saadaldeen Talib, the former head of Yemen's anti-corruption commission and now a critic of President Salah; Syrian human rights and anti-censorship activist Anas Qtiesh and writer and blogger Khalid Lum.

This episode of Riz Khan aired from Monday, February 7, 2011.

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