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Tunisia disbands party of ousted president
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TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A Tunisian court has dissolved the party of longtime autocratic President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali who was ousted in a popular revolt.
The court in the capital Tunis formally announced the end of the Constitutional Democratic Rally, or RCD, on Wednesday.
Pro-democracy activists have demanded the party's dismantling since Ben Ali was ousted after weeks of protests Jan. 14. The protests led to uprisings across the Arab world.
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