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Tunisia and the Arab spring 10 years on: "We tried to rise"

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Tunisia and the Arab spring 10 years on: 'We tried to rise'

Tunisia and the Arab spring 10 years on: "We tried to rise"

When a young street seller set himself on fire to protest lack of employment opportunities and government corruption, Tunisia became the cradle of the Arab spring revolutions that swept the middle east.

Less than a month later, the dictator Ben Ali had to flee the country he had ruled for 23 years.

Ten years on, what change has the revolution brought and was the sacrifice of so many worth the price?


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