Extinguishing the flames of the Arab Spring

Residents of Tunisia’s Sidi Bouzid, the city that ignited the 2011 uprisings, say the revolution has failed them.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.aljazeera.com

"When the Islamists rose to power [in 2011], the unionists, media and others invested in continuing the protests and strikes in order to dismantle the Troika government, but when Nidaa Tounes rose to power, the media rolled back to distract the people," Atia said.

"Even the campaigns that were led during the Nidaa Tounes period were silenced, like the ‘Where is the oil?’ campaign."

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