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# zine-el-abidine-ben-ali - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Ben Ali sentenced to 20 years for inciting murder
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

Ben Ali sentenced to 20 years for inciting murder

Jun 13th 2012, 11:18 AM 1,490 Views 0 Comments

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

# zine-el-abidine-ben-ali - Sunday 29 January, 2012

One year on: what has the Arab Spring changed?
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# Arab Spring

One year on: what has the Arab Spring changed?

Jan 29th 2012, 9:15 AM 1,765 Views 5 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s guide to how what has changed (or not) in Bahrain, Syria, Libya, Egypt, Yemen and Tunisia since the uprisings.

# zine-el-abidine-ben-ali - Saturday 14 January, 2012

Tunisia marks first anniversary of Arab Spring
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# Tunisia

Tunisia marks first anniversary of Arab Spring

Jan 14th 2012, 1:14 PM 1,101 Views 0 Comments

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

# zine-el-abidine-ben-ali - Friday 30 December, 2011

Gaddafi, KJI, Mubarak and Ben Ali: why 2011 was a bad year for dictators
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

Gaddafi, KJI, Mubarak and Ben Ali: why 2011 was a bad year for dictators

Dec 30th 2011, 3:00 PM 1,803 Views 3 Comments

And who might be under threat in 2012…

# zine-el-abidine-ben-ali - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

2011: The year of resignations
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# Bye Bye

2011: The year of resignations

Dec 27th 2011, 10:00 AM 1,818 Views 1 Comment

Undone by sex scandals, economic failures, uprisings and other controversies, an astonishing number of high-profile figures resigned from their various posts in the past 12 months.

# zine-el-abidine-ben-ali - Monday 26 December, 2011

In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011

Dec 26th 2011, 4:00 PM 2,848 Views 3 Comments

Anti-government protests first broke out in Tunisia, before inspiring similar movements across the Middle East and bringing down leaders in Egypt and Libya.

# zine-el-abidine-ben-ali - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Enthusiasm builds for Tunisia's first free elections
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# Democracy

Enthusiasm builds for Tunisia's first free elections

Oct 22nd 2011, 2:33 PM 155 Views 6 Comments

Tunisians go to the polls tomorrow in the country’s first free elections since it gained independence from France in 1956.

# zine-el-abidine-ben-ali - Saturday 15 October, 2011

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

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

Oct 15th 2011, 1:10 PM 369 Views 8 Comments

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

# zine-el-abidine-ben-ali - Monday 20 June, 2011

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

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

Jun 20th 2011, 9:13 AM 269 Views 3 Comments

However, the ousted president will not be there.

# zine-el-abidine-ben-ali - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Switzerland to freeze millions of assets linked to Gaddafi, Mubarak and Ben Ali
# Assets
# Assets

Switzerland to freeze millions of assets linked to Gaddafi, Mubarak and Ben Ali

May 3rd 2011, 10:49 AM 384 Views 0 Comments

Potentially illegal assets worth around €649m linked to Gaddafi and ousted Tunisian and Egyptian leaders have been identified by Swiss authorities.

# zine-el-abidine-ben-ali - Friday 11 March, 2011

Two people killed in Tunisian violence
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# Tunisia

Two people killed in Tunisian violence

Mar 11th 2011, 7:50 PM 310 Views 0 Comments

The ousting of the country’s president in January has failed to quell unrest in the country.

# zine-el-abidine-ben-ali - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

China's latest target for censorship? Its own President Hu Jintao
# China
# China

China's latest target for censorship? Its own President Hu Jintao

Mar 2nd 2011, 4:17 PM 788 Views 0 Comments

In a bid to quell fears of an uprising in China, the government censors have removed their president singing a song from the internet.

# zine-el-abidine-ben-ali - Monday 28 February, 2011

Al-Qaeda demands rise of 'Islamic' states in Middle East
# Middle East
# Middle East

Al-Qaeda demands rise of 'Islamic' states in Middle East

Feb 28th 2011, 3:52 PM 811 Views 0 Comments

Ayman al-Zawahiri, bin Laden’s second-in-command, wants Islamic law to become the foundation of Egypt and Tunisia.

# zine-el-abidine-ben-ali - Sunday 27 February, 2011

Tunisian Prime Minister resigns after widespread protests against interim government
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

Tunisian Prime Minister resigns after widespread protests against interim government

Feb 27th 2011, 3:29 PM 417 Views 0 Comments

Mohamed Ghannouchi was seen to be too closely affiliated with the ousted president.

# zine-el-abidine-ben-ali - Friday 25 February, 2011

Tunisia to hold elections by mid-July as protests continue
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

Tunisia to hold elections by mid-July as protests continue

Feb 25th 2011, 9:05 PM 393 Views 0 Comments

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

# zine-el-abidine-ben-ali - Friday 11 February, 2011

Sarkozy under pressure as French judges protest
# France
# France

Sarkozy under pressure as French judges protest

Feb 11th 2011, 11:11 AM 912 Views 0 Comments

The French president’s comments about a controversial murder case sparked an outcry from the country’s judiciary.

# zine-el-abidine-ben-ali - Monday 17 January, 2011

Tunisia remains on edge as coalition discussions begin
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

Tunisia remains on edge as coalition discussions begin

Jan 17th 2011, 9:07 AM 202 Views 0 Comments

Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi will today try to form a national coalition, bringing an end to days of tensions.