Tuesday, March 15, 2011

January 14th, 2011
Liberte . حرية

On January 14th, 2011, the president of Tunisia, who had ruled the country for 23 years, escaped the country after massive popular demonstrations broke out against him.
These demonstration were sparked by the self immolation of a Tunisian youth by the name of Mohamed Bouazizi who had lost everything, including the hope for a better future under the dictatorship and corrupt governance of the then president Zein El Dine Bin Ali.
Tunisia's Jasmine revolution went on to spark protests in several other Arab countries, including Egypt, Libya, Bahrain, Yemen, Morocco, Algeria, Oman, and Saudi Arabia.

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