Mapping out the unrest

  • Unrest in the Middle East and Africacountry by country

Graphic courtesy of CNN.

This interactive graphic and map from CNN effectively illustrates where revolutions and protests have occurred in the Middle East and Africa regions. Each picture shows a specific country in the region and has a caption that and lists facts, updates and how long the ruler or dictator has been in charge.

The page also has text and updates that help further readers’ understanding of the situations. The sections called roots of unrest offer some explanations of what started or caused the protests.

Unrest in the Middle East and Africa — country by country

Unrest in the Middle East and Africa — country by country

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About Marlena Chertock

Marlena Chertock's first collection of poetry, On that one-way trip to Mars, is available from Bottlecap Press. Her articles have appeared in The Washington Post, Marketplace, and WTOP. Her poems and fiction has appeared in The Deaf Poets Society, Moonsick Magazine, and Paper Darts.
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