Category: Spring

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Sidi Bouzid: Hardship bites the attach Arab Spring began

Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia – Akram Hamdi says he has sent out nearly three dozen resumes. But the 25-year old is still unemployed, nearly two years after he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business economics from the University of Sfax, on the Tunisian coast. “It destroys me psychologically,” Hamdi told Al Jazeera from a dimly…

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Tunisia rallies simmer outdated to Arab Spring anniversary

Hundreds of people clashed with police, blocked roads and burned tires overnight in a northern Tunisian city, with more protests expected before January 14 – the anniversary marking the ouster of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, the country’s former president. At least eight security officers were injured in the coastal town of Nabeul during clashes with young…