Tunisia Uprising Sends Ripples Across North AfricaArab leaders have gathered in Egypt to discuss trade and development as the region feels the aftershocks of a popular uprising in Tunisia.
North Africa: Protestors Set Themselves on Fire in Four Nations
IPS, 18 January 2011
Mohammed Bouazizi, the 26-year old Tunisian whose act of self-immolation led to an unprecedented popular revolution in Tunisia, is quickly turning into a symbol for disgruntled… Read more »
RFI, 19 January 2011
Arab leaders gather in Egypt on Wednesday to discuss trade and development as the region feels the aftershocks of a popular uprising in Tunisia. It is the first meeting of Arab… Read more »
ISS, 18 January 2011
For twenty-three years, Zine el-Abedine Ben Ali ruled Tunisia with mixed success. On 14 January 2011, he left power amidst a popular uprising unprecedented in his country. Read more »