Did Egypt's Youth Movement Backfire?



Author:
AlJazeera English
Publisher:
AlJazeera English
Publication Date:
7 February 2013
Tags:
Egypt

What happened to Egypt’s once-powerful youth movement that helped oust President Hosni Mubarak? Two years ago the country’s youth rejoiced as they rang in a new era of democracy. But today unemployment is still high, and for those entering the job market, opportunities are few and far between. So we ask: two years on, has Egypt’s youth movement backfired?