publication date: Friday, September 23, 2011 (part of Fall 2011)

category: Activism

clue: set the world afire

explanation: Bouazizi's self-immolation in protest of mistreatment by Tunisian authorities in December 2010 is widely considered the beginning of the revolution that spread across the Arab world. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Ryan Dunn

Arab Spring: Throughout 2011, the Arab world has been in upheaval, with citizens demanding rights and overthrowing long-established dictators. This theme looks at both sides of the regional conflict.

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