The Tragedy of Tunisia

Posted by on Feb 14, 2011 in Columns and Letters

The Tragedy of Tunisia

Readers must be aware of the events taking place in Tunisia. As I write, the disgraced President Ben Ali has already fled the country in the face of massive protests by the people of Tunisia who took to the streets against the brutal and oppressive regime. Like all oppressive regimes in Muslim world, the Tunisian government has a track record of brutality that has destroyed the country’s people. One of the methods of oppression is by creating unemployment. This did not deter Muhammad, who used his own initiative and set up a fruit and vegetable stall in the city of Sidi Bouzid. On 17...

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