Post-Revolution Tunisia Attempts Painful Transition to Democracy Published February 16, 2012
Tunisia is where the Arab Spring began. A year later, the nation finds itself in the midst of a difficult transition to democracy. Special correspondent Jessie Deeter reports.
On the one-year anniversary of the Tunisian revolution, a nation struggles with the transition from autocracy to democracy in the face of growing unemployment and religious conservatism.
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JESSIE DEETER, ROB PETERSON
Graffiti all over Tunisia paints a picture of the Arab Spring spirit and newly found freedom after the fall of former President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali.
Jessie Deeter is a Piedmont, California-based documentary producer, director and journalist. She recently produced “Revenge of the Electric Car,” which had its debut at the Tribeca Film Festival in...
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