Colour revolutions refer to a series of uprisings that first began in former communist nations in Eastern Europe in the early 2000s, but are also used in reference to popular movements in the Middle East and Asia.
Under this most have involved large-scale mobilisation, with demands for free elections and calls for removal of authoritarian leaders. Other revolutions included in these series are-
Orange Revolution: It refers to a series of protests that occurred in Ukraine between November 2004 and January 2005.
Tulip Revolution: Also called the First Kyrgyz Revolution, the movement led to the ouster of Kyrgyzstan’s President in early 2005.
Jasmine Revolution: The popular uprising that occurred between December 2010 to January 2011 in Tunisia was in response to the underlying corruption, unemployment, inflation and lack of political freedoms in the country.