Foreign Policy

Children of the Revolution

In the uprisings across the Arab world, protesters are finding that revolution is sometimes child’s play.

Many children have died and countless more have been injured, orphaned, or displaced from their homes over the course of this year’s Arab uprisings. But the Arab Spring’s youngest are not only victims—leading chants in Cairo’s Tahrir Square to joining up with Libya’s rebel fighters to camping out in Pearl Square in Bahrain to being jailed for writing the graffiti that inspired Syria to rise up, the children of the Arab Spring are proving that the future belongs to them.

Click here for a slide show published in Foreign Policy magazine  about children who have taken part in the Arab uprisings.