#OnThisDay 10 years ago, Tunisia's President Ben Ali fled the country after weeks of protests. Samia Fitouri remembers that day and describes how 10 years on, freedom of expression remains one of the most vital and cherished assets for all Tunisians
Today marks the 10th anniversary of the ouster of Tunisian President#BenAli , who led the country for 23 years. The protests inspired what became known as the #ArabSpring . Ben Ali died in 2019. France 24's @cathyruthi & @JulienChehida look back on those events ⤵️
Tunisia's former President Ben Ali, who was ousted in 2011, dies in exile aged 83
Tense protests have erupted across Tunisia as people demonstrate against rising prices and new taxes. They’re expected to continue through Sunday - the anniversary of the ouster of former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.