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Tunisia Protests: Is This The First WikiLeaks Revolution?

Tunisia Riots

First Posted: 01/13/11 06:51 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:25 PM ET

Foreign Policy :

Tunisians didn't need any more reasons to protest when they took to the streets these past weeks -- food prices were rising, corruption was rampant, and unemployment was staggering. But we might also count Tunisia as the first time that WikiLeaks pushed people over the brink. These protests are also about the country's utter lack of freedom of expression -- including when it comes to WikiLeaks.

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Filed by Cara Parks  |