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Latest update : 2011-03-10

A Tunisian court dissolved the former ruling party of deposed president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali (pictured). Pro-democracy activists had demanded the dissolution of the Constitutional Democratic Rally since (CDR) its leader's fall on January 14.

AP - A Tunisian court has dissolved the party of longtime autocratic President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali who was ousted in a popular revolt.

The court in the capital Tunis formally announced the end of the Constitutional Democratic Rally, or RCD, on Wednesday.


Pro-democracy activists have demanded the party’s dismantling since Ben Ali was ousted after weeks of protests Jan. 14. The protests led to uprisings across the Arab world.
 

Date created : 2011-03-09

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