Tunisian dictator gone, no democracy yet


This CNN video is called Tunisian PM takes over as interim president as Ben Ali flees.

President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has fled Tunisia. A state of emergency has been declared. The army has taken control of the airport, and gatherings of more than three people have been banned: here.

Ben Ali flees to Saudi Arabia. Riyadh confirms arrival of former Tunisian president who fled violent social protests over unemployment and corruption: here.

The real terror eating away at the Arab world is socio-economic marginalisation: here.

Arab and Western governments are fearful that the mass protests in Tunisia will spread across the entire region, and in particular lead to popular revolt in Eygpt: here.

France: New Anti-Capitalist Party on Tunisia: ‘Ben Ali assassin, Sarkozy accomplice!’. Here.

A fire has swept though a prison in the Tunisian resort town of Monastir, killing at least 42 people amid continuing unrest following the removal of President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali: here.

Pro-Tunisia democracy demonstration in Belgium: here.

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