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Tuesday, 11 January 2011
Tunisia as model


I thought I would accentuate the touristic nature of where I stayed in Tunisia last year, with this miniature style photograph.

I was interested to see Tunisia in the news recently for social unrest resulting from political protest.  While we were in Tunisia we met a young man who basically told us

You only live once. In Tunisia,
we eat what we want,
drink what we want,
**** who we want.
We just don’t mention politics.
Our rulers don’t like the people to be interested in politics.

According to the BBC, dozens of protesters have been killed by police. The unrest in Algeria and Tunisia may be linked, and protesters are using social media tools. One of the BBC articles also says the protests may have been partially triggered by unflattering revelations about the Tunisian government on Wikileaks.

Posted by bigblue on 11/01/2011 at 08:28 PM
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