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#Protest Tunisia protests: “I've been waiting 20 years for today”: The spark for the longest-running pr... #Tunisia

Some fled into side-streets or up on to roofs. Others darted under washing lines, into buildings, anywhere to escape the swinging clubs and batons. On the main thoroughfare of a country known more for its package holidays than its propensity for revolt, the air was thick with the soundtrack of insurrection: the crack of gunfire and shattering glass, the sting of teargas, the distant chanting of the determined few carried across on a Mediterranean breeze: “Dictator out!” And tonight, in a stunning blow to a stubborn regime, the immediate objective appeared to have been achieved, as the news spread through the streets: after 23 years, the president was finally gone, whisked out of Tunis to an unknown destination. Suddenly, the forlorn banners, discarded after a momentous day, were transformed into artefacts of instant history: “Freedom,” they declared. “Ben Ali out!” Earlier...

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