Tunisia’s Jasmine revolution sends tremors through Arab world as protests spread

Issue 893 - 20 Jan 2011 | 3 minute read

The overthrow of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and his kleptocratic family has shaken other authoritarian rulers and revived the ‘Arab street’. Across the Arab world populations are stirring, while governments may struggle to accommodate local variants of the ‘Tunisia effect’

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