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#Ben Ali

# ben-ali - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Ben Ali sentenced to 20 years for inciting murder

Protests which forced Ben Ali from power marked the start of the Arab Spring uprisings.

# ben-ali - Sunday 29 January, 2012

One year on: what has the Arab Spring changed?’s guide to how what has changed (or not) in Bahrain, Syria, Libya, Egypt, Yemen and Tunisia since the uprisings.

# ben-ali - Saturday 14 January, 2012

Tunisia marks first anniversary of Arab Spring

Tunisians are celebrating the one-year anniversary of their revolution, which sparked anti-government protests across the Arab world.

# ben-ali - Saturday 15 October, 2011

Tunisian TV boss's home attacked over airing of controversial movie

The owner of a private TV network is attacked after his film showed ‘Persepolis’, which contains a depiction of Allah.

# ben-ali - Monday 20 June, 2011

Tunisia prepares for 'shameful masquerade' as Ben Ali goes on trial

However, the ousted president will not be there.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know: EU gets tough on Greece; NATO apologises for “weapons systems failure”, and a certain 22-year-old from Holywood toasts US Open success – with his trophy.

# ben-ali - Thursday 14 April, 2011

Former Tunisian leader Ben Ali facing 18 charges

Ousted Tunisan leader facing over a dozen charges including voluntary manslaughter and drug trafficking.

# ben-ali - Friday 25 February, 2011

Tunisia to hold elections by mid-July as protests continue

The announcement comes as protesters continue to demonstrate, demanding that the country’s prime minister resign.