Tunisia's Road To Democracy

Tunisia's Road To Democracy

2021-01-14 | By middleeastmonitor | 7 Hits

On 14 January 2011 Tunisia39s longtime President of 23 years Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was forced to step down after mass protests broke out in the country in the aftermath of Mohammed Bouazizi39s selfimmolation The young fruit seller39s act of despair after being insulted by a local policewoman who confiscated his produce cart sent shockwaves across Tunisia and the Arab world The Tunisian uprising dubbed the Jasmine Revolution spread like wildfire and millions in neighbouring Arab countries revolted against their longtime dictators >>READ MORE

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