Bahia Shehab

A thousand times no

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Filmed Jan 2012 at TEDGlobal 2012
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Art historian Bahia Shehab has long been fascinated with the Arabic script for 'no.' When revolution swept through Egypt in 2011, she began spraying the image in the streets saying no to dictators, no to military rule and no to violence.

Bahia Shehab
/ Artist and historian

TED Fellow Bahia Shehab sends an important message through her street art in Cairo: “You can crush the flowers, but you can’t delay spring."  Full bio.

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