TITLE

Postcard: Sidi Bouzid

AUTHOR(S)
Abouzeid, Rania
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Time International (Atlantic Edition);2/7/2011, Vol. 177 Issue 5, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses Mohammed Bouazizi, a vegetable seller in Tunisia who died after setting himself on fire to protest abusive treatment by government authorities. Ensuing public demonstrations eventually led to the ouster of Tunisian President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali. Bouazizi has become an inspiring figure in the Arab world.
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57984928

 

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