A historic moment in the Arab world

In TED's first talk of 2011, Al Jazeera's director-general shares his view on the uprisings sweeping the region.

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    As a democratic revolution led by tech-empowered young people sweeps the Arab world, Wadah Khanfar, Al Jazeera's director-general, shares a profoundly optimistic view of what's happening in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya and beyond.

    In the first talk posted online from the TED 2011 conference in California, Khanfar describes the powerful moment when people realised they could step out of their homes and ask for change.

    This talk was given on March 1, 2011 in Long Beach, California. TED 2011 took place from March 1 and March 4.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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