2011 Yemeni Revolution
Use Of Social Media In The Yemeni Revolution

On January 27, 2011, over 16,000 protestors met in Sana’a, the capital of Yemen, to protest the Yemeni government. These protests followed protests in Tunisia and Egypt, and was part of the Arab Spring. Yemeni President Saleh then announced on February 2 that he would not seek reelection in 2013 and would not pass power to his son. In this video, Yemeni youth talk about their efforts to raise and maintain awareness of Yemeni struggles via social media.

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Submitted by: Ilana Faber
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