Tunisia still faces major economic challenges, a decade after the revolution


It has been exactly ten years since the Tunisian street vendor Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire in protest of police harassment and triggered the Tunisian revolution and what became of the Arab Spring. But even today, Tunisia’s economy is extremely fragile, with hundreds of thousands of academics out of work and the Covid-19 pandemic making things worse. Our correspondents traveled to several regions of the country and found that the demands of the revolution – social justice, employment and dignity – are still not being met.

A program developed by Patrick Lovett, Emerald Maxwell and James Vasina.

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