In Tunisia not much has changed since Arab Spring

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In Tunisia not much has changed since Arab Spring

Five years ago, the death of Mohamed Bouazizi, an educated street vendor, sparked a revolution in Tunisia. The incident triggered freedom protests and demonstrations called the Arab Spring. 

The events led to the ousting of longtime Tunisian President Ben Ali.  CCTV’s Youssef Gaigi reports from the town where it all began where people are commemorating the fifth anniversary and to remember the demands of the revolution: freedom, jobs, and dignity.  
But for many, things have not changed.

In Tunisia not much has changed since Arab Spring

In Tunisia not much has changed since Arab Spring

Five years ago, the death of Mohamed Bouazizi, an educated street vendor, sparked a revolution in Tunisia. The incident triggered freedom protests and demonstrations called the Arab Spring. The events led to the ousting of longtime Tunisian President Ben Ali. CCTV's Youssef Gaigi reports from the town where it all began where people are commemorating the fifth anniversary and to remember the demands of the revolution, freedom, jobs, and dignity. But for many, things have not changed.

William Lawrence on Tunisia since the Arab Spring

To better understand the Tunisian Revolution, and how the country has progressed since 2011 CCTV’s Susan Roberts talked with William Lawrence. He’s a visiting professor at George Washington University.

William Lawrence on Tunisia since the Arab Spring

William Lawrence on Tunisia since the Arab Spring

To better understand the Tunisian Revolution, and how the country has progressed since 2011 CCTV’s Susan Roberts talked with William Lawrence. He's a visiting professor at George Washington University.