Voters queuing in Tunis
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Landmark Tunisia vote under way

Tunisians have begun voting in their first truly free election.

It is the culmination of the popular uprising that ended decades of authoritarian rule, and set off similar rebellions across the Middle East.

The vote is for a Constituent Assembly, which will draft a new constitution and appoint an interim president, who will choose a new government.

Pascale Harter reports.

  • 23 Oct 2011
  • From the section Africa
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