Wednesday, 15 Feb, 2012
On 14 January 2011, the first president to fall at the hands of protests in the Middle East departed Tunisia. The next twelve months have since become a historic period of profound transition and evolution for the region. It is a movement still in the process of realization.
It all began when, on 17 December 2010, Mohammed Bouazizi—a fruit vendor driven to desperate measures by corruption and abuse endemic across Tunisia—set the whole region aflame by dousing himself with paint thinner ...