Four years since they began, the verdict seems clear: The Arab uprisings failed. But one online activist — who’s been deported, jailed and is now seeking asylum in the West — says not so fast. He refuses to give up on the original promise of the Arab Spring.
The arrest of Egyptian satirist Bassem Yousef over the weekend made us ask how freedom of expression has evolved in the nations affected by the Arab Spring. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with middle east expert, Michael Wahid Hanna at the Century Foundation.
The Egyptian military has set up a panel of legal experts to revise the country's constitution. Joining us is Michael Wahid Hanna, fellow and program officer at the Century Foundation, who has written about the constitutional project in Egypt.