Ever since the ending of World War Two, the world has experienced fifty considerable revolutions that all led up to the Arab Spring. The Arab revolutions began in 2010 when a Tunisian man attempted suicide by setting himself on fire to protest against government officials who removed his fruit stand off the streets since he did not have the appropriate licence to own it. The reason he did not have one was because of his poverty and the lack of jobs in the country, and that sparked protests by the poor in Tunisia. Ben Ali, the president of the country for 23 years, realized the violent effect the protest had on the people and quickly announced that he is trying to lower the unemployment rate, but the violence is only making the problem bigger. He promised to create 300 000 jobs, however, the people only wanted t...
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