'Keep up the fight', urges sister of Tunisia's street vendor Bouazizi

Tunisians should keep up the fight for their rights, believes the sister of a street vendor who set himself alight a decade ago, triggering a string of protests around the Arab world. But Leila Bouazizi admitted the revolt which flared in late 2010 has done little to solve the economic problems that pushed her brother, Mohamed, over the edge. “Everyone thought the government would do something,” she told AFP in Quebec, where she moved to study in 2013 and has lived ever since. “Unfortunately, it did nothing,” she added, saying she was “very disappointed” in the outcome of the uprising, even th…

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