Tawakkol Karman

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Yemen, Peace Activist
February 7, 1979

Tawakkol Abdel-Salam Karman (Arabic: توكل عبد السلام خالد كرمان‎ Tawakkul ‘Abd us-Salām Karmān; also Romanized Tawakul, Tawakel) (born 7 February 1979) is a Yemeni journalist, politician, and human rights activist. She leads the group "Women Journalists Without Chains," which she co-founded in 2005. She became the international public face of the 2011 Yemeni uprising that is part of the Arab Spring uprisings. She has been called the "Iron Woman" and "Mother of the Revolution" by Yemenis.

Also known as Journalist, Politician, Human Rights Activist, Activist

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