Tunisian Revolution

Tunisian Revolution

  •  The Tunisian Revolution of 2011, called the Jasmine Revolution, it is a series of unrest that begins on the 17th of December 2010
  • Mohamed Bouazizi, set fire to his body to express his anger
  • Protests protested the spread of unemployment, high food prices, corruption, and poor living conditions.
  • President of the Republic Zine El Abidine Ben Ali being removed from power.



Post Tunisian Revolution 

  • The President fled to Saudi Arabia. On the same day, Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi announced his temporary assumption of the presidency
  • Events in Tunisia followed Ben Ali’s escape, and elections were held on 23 October 2011
  • An escalation of violence as a result of operations carried out by “jihadist” armed groups.
  • Four organizations, most notably the trade union center, held a “national dialogue” between the Renaissance Movement and the opposition in October 2013 and ended with the movement accepting the resignation of a technocratic government.


The Jasmine Revolution 20011 represented an event other than the political map in Tunisia, North Africa and the entire Middle East. Other revolutions in Egypt, Libya, Yemen and Syria, resulting in hidden areas of political conflict in Tunisia. Oppression  in Arab countries and lack of freedom is the main sparks of the Arab Spring.  Killing has clearly increase since the revolution started, security situation in these Arab countries are not settled. There are democratization movements Political reforms but it can’t be working perfectly smooth cause good results after revolutions take more times to happen.


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