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Postcards from the Arab uprisings 3

A desperate act by a young, unemployed, Tunisian man in December 2010 triggered a series of protests that saw the country's president deposed after 23 years and inspired pro-democracy activists across the Arab world.

Two years on from the start of the so-called Arab uprisings, and with the eyes of the world still on the conflict in Syria, BBC News is broadcasting a week of reports on where the region stands now.

In the third of a series of video postcards, people in Lebanon, Turkey and Egypt talk about the effect the events have had on where they live.

  • 12 Dec 2012
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