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NOBEL PEACE PRIZE 2011 Tawakul Karman Leader of Yemen Revolution

Tawakul Karman a mother of three children who sparked off the Yemeni Revolution receives the Nobel Peace Prize. The video shows her on the fourth day of of the revolution leading the students out of Sanaa University, chanting "revolution". She is identified by her blue patterned hijab in the clip.

Her calls for an end to corruption family ownership of Yemen (referring to the president), struck a cord with most Yemenis. She also openly called the army away from the president, telling them they are the people's army not the family army, some month later the army split away from the president as the slaughtering of protesters caused them to re-evaluate their allegience and go with the people not against. She renounces violence and calls the president to stop killing the nation.

Tawakul Karman has been imprisoned, had her house raided and bombed, her family imprisoned and tortured,

Added: Oct-7-2011 Occurred On: Oct-7-2011
By: j00nero
Other Middle East
Tags: Yemen, Tawakul, Karman, revolution, Sanaa, Taiz,
Location: Yemen (load item map)
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