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Time unveils Person of the Year: The Protester

Time Magazine's choice for the person who made the single greatest impact in 2011 is The Protester.

The pick reflects the importance of demonstrations during 2011 - from the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street and the recent Russian rallies.

The weekly news magazine said the award recognised protesters for "redefining people power" around the world.

Wendy Urquhart reports.

  • 15 Dec 2011
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