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Latest update : 2011-02-18

Tunisia after Ben Ali - Special programme (Part 3)

On December 17th 2010, Mohammed Bouazizi, a 26-year-old Tunisian, set himself alight in protest at his treatment by local police. Exactly two months on, France 24 looks back at how one desperate act led to the fall of a dictator who had been in power for 23 years, and spread the seeds of popular revolt to an entire region.

  • Moncef CHEIKH-ROUHOU, Professor of international finance
  • Moncef M. BOUHAFA, Tunisian-American media consultant, former Unicef official
  • Saïd KECHIDA, Tunisian Economist and Policy Analyst
  • Nedra CHERIF, Member of the Byrsa Bureau
  • Lina BEN MHENNI, France 24 Observer (By satellite from Tunis)
  • Adrianus KOETSENRUIJTER, Ambassador, Chief of the European Commission delegation in Tunis (By satellite from Tunis)
  • Ahdaf SOUEIF, Egyptian novelist and political commentator (by phone from Cairo)

Programme prepared by Perrine Desplats and Yi Song.

Watch the fourth part.

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2014-09-30 borders

Europe's desperate seas: Migrant deaths crossing Mediterranean top 3,000 in 2014 (part 2)

This week it was an oil tanker that rescued desperate migrants, last week it was a cruise ship. On most days, however, it's the Italian navy doing the rescuing - at a record...

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2014-09-30 immigration

Europe's desperate seas: Migrant deaths crossing Mediterranean top 3,000 in 2014

This week it was an oil tanker that rescued desperate migrants, last week it was a cruise ship. On most days, however, it's the Italian navy doing the rescuing - at a record...

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2014-09-29 India

Modi in America: India's Prime minister on triumphant US tour

Narendra Modi's makeover from pariah to guest of honour at the White House will cap a triumphant tour that's seen the Indian Prime minister talk to the UN and a sell-out crowd at...

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2014-09-29 Hong Kong

Hong Kong protests: Pro-democracy movement gets global support

Hong Kong's so-called umbrella protests are snowballing into what's shaping up as one of the biggest challenges to Beijing's authority since the Tiananmen Square protests of...

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2014-09-25 United Nations

The Answer to Jihadism? (part two)

The French cabinet insists it won't be blackmailed after the beheading of a French tourist in Algeria by militants affiliated with the Islamic State group. Meanwhile, the...

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