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Tunisia--History--Demonstrations, 2010-

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Geographic headingTunisia--History--Demonstrations, 2010-
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Variant(s)Bouzid Revolt, Tunisia, 2010-
Jasmine Revolution, Tunisia, 2010-
Sidi Bouzid Revolt, Tunisia, 2010-
Tunisia--History--Jasmine Revolution, 2010-
Tunisia--History--Protests, 2010-
Tunisia--History--Revolt, 2010-
Tunisia--History--Revolution, 2010-
Tunisia--History--Riots, 2010-
Tunisia--History--Sidi Bouzid Revolt, 2010-
Tunisia--History--Unrest, 2010-
Tunisian protests, Tunisia, 2010-
Tunisian revolt, Tunisia, 2010-
Tunisian Revolution, Tunisia, 2010-
Tunisian riots, Tunisia, 2010-
Tunisian unrest, Tunisia, 2010-
Subject example tracingNote under Arab Spring, 2010-
Found inWork cat.: Piot, O. La ReĢvolution tunisienne, c2011: p. 4 of cover (Jan. 14, 2011)
CIA World Factbook, June 23, 2011: Tunisia (Street protests that began in Tunis in December 2010 over high unemployment, corruption, widespread poverty, and high food prices escalated in January 2011, culminating in rioting that led to hundreds of deaths. On 14 January 2011, the same day Ben Ali dismissed the government, he fled the country, and by late January 2011, Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi announced the formation of a "national unity government" with the head of the Chamber of Deputies, Fouad Mebazaa, as the interim president)
Wikipedia, June 23, 2011 (The Tunisian revolution is an intensive campaign of civil resistance, including a series of street demonstrations taking place in Tunisia. The events began in December 2010 and led to the ousting of longtime President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in January 2011; a.k.a. Sidi Bouzid revolt), 26 May 2011: "Tunisian Revolution Did Not Come Out of Nowhere" (Sparked by the self-immolation of Mohamed Bouazizi on December 17, 2010, the Tunisian revolution quickly spread from the towns in the central mining and agricultural regions of the country to the coastal cities, including the capital Tunis. Mass demonstrations, riots and strikes compelled President Ben Ali to flee the country on January 14)
Statesman's yearbook online, Aug. 8, 2011: Tunisia (widespread anti-government protests in Dec. 2010 and Jan. 2011 led to Ben Ali going into exile. A national unity government took power in his place)
Britannica online, Aug. 8, 2011: Jasmine Revolution (popular uprising in Tunisia that protested against corruption, poverty, and political repression and forced Pres. Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali to step down in January 2011. The success of the uprising, which came to be known in the media as the "Jasmine Revolution," inspired a wave of similar protests throughout the Middle East and North Africa.)
New York times online archives, Aug. 8, 2011: articles, past 12 months (Tunisian demonstrations: 3840 hits; protests in Tunisia: 67 hits; Tunisian protests: 17 hits; Tunisian revolution: 62 hits; Jasmine revolution: 116 hits)
Google, Aug. 8, 2011 (unrest: 1,114,000 hits; Jasmine revolution: 714,000 hits; revolt: 390,500 hits; Sidi Bouzid Revolt: 17,100 hits; uprising: 32,550 hits; demonstrations: 202,240 hits; protests: 1,126,000 hits [all searches qualified by Tunisia or Tunisia and 2010 and 2011])
Lexis/Nexis online article database, Aug. 8, 2011 (Jasmine revolution: 1,000 hits [hit limit]; "Tunisian revolution": 423 hits; revolt: 1,000 hits [hit limit]; demonstrations: 70 hits; uprising: 219 hits; Sidi Bouzid revolt: 2 hits; unrest: 240 hits; protests: 343 hits)