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Tunisia marks third anniversary of uprising

Three years on, protests over lingering economic woes are still taking place in impoverished town of Sidi Bouzid.

Last updated: 18 Dec 2013 05:33
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Protestors in Tunisia have marked the third anniversary of the event which triggered what is now known as the Arab Spring.
 
Three years ago, Mohammed Bouazizi, a Tunisian street vendor, set himself alight.
 
Several hundred opposition activists gathered in the town of Sidi Bouzid, to mark the occasion and to protest what they regard as a lack of progress since Bouazizi's death.
 
Al Jazeera's Nadim Baba reports from Sidi Bouzid.

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