In embracing dictatorial tactics, Musk is making the same mistakes many tyrants made before him.
Khalid Albaih is a Romanian-born Sudanese political cartoonist and cultural producer currently living in Denmark.
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What can we learn from the failures and successes of revolutions in the Arab world over the last 10 years?
In 2011, we knew the transition to a democratic Libya would be complicated. Ten years on, we can see it was a failure.
Ten years on, the winds of change that brought us the Arab Spring have kept blowing, but not always in our favour.
Ten years on, the status quo in post-revolution countries has only had a change of clothes.
More than a year after the Sudanese revolution toppled al-Bashir, racism is still rampant in the country.
Billions of Brown and Black people have known restrictions, repression and deprivation all their lives.
The counter-revolution has struck and temporarily cleared the streets, but it has not broken the revolutionary spirit.
An Arab Muslim cartoonist condemns the Paris attacks even though he finds the magazine’s editorial slant hurtful.