Thursday marks the 10th anniversary of the ouster on Jan. 14, 2011, of former Tunisian President Zine El Abidine #BenAli. The autocrat led #Tunisia for 23 years before the eruption of nationwide protests that inspired what became known as the #ArabSpring. The movement unleashed revolt across the Arab world, toppling several autocratic leaders. Ben Ali died in 2019.
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