Frustration grows in Tunisian town which sparked the Arab Spring

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    Ten years ago, a fruit seller in Tunisia set himself on fire in a desperate and fatal act of protest.

    Mohammad Bouazizi’s actions tapped into frustration and fury at home and across the region, leading to what became known as the Arab Spring.

    Tunisia managed to transition into democracy, but many say things have become worse.

    Al Jazeera’s Bernard Smith reports from Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia.

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    Tunisia, officially the Republic of Tunisia, is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa, covering 163,610 square kilometres. Its northernmost point, Cape Angela, is also the northernmost point on the African continent.

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