Tunisia: Protests erupt after fruit seller sets himself on fire

Riot police in Tunisia confronted protesters who took to the streets after a fruit seller set himself on fire when police stopped him from working.

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    Riot police in Tunisia confronted protesters who took to the streets after a fruit seller set himself on fire when police stopped him from working.

    The unrest drew immediate parallels to the birth of the Arab Spring protest movement which started in Tunisia in 2010.

    Al Jazeera’s Imran Khan reports.


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