Tunisia: 'The smell of fire is also the smell of freedom'

After forcing a corrupt government from power, Tunisians flock to a ransacked Mediterranean mansion to see the luxurious lifestyle of their former elites.

 
 

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Ordinary Tunisians visit the opulent house of Kais Ben Ali, a nephew of former president Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, in the resort area of Hammamet. Even as high unemployment and low wages triggered the rebellion that ousted Ben Ali, many Tunisians say the regime's blatant corruption and excesses also drove them to rise up.


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