Yesterday's 'coup' has raised serious questions about the country sliding back into the era of strongman rule, away from the democratic ideals espoused by the 2011 Jasmine Revolution.
Inspired by the Tunisian revolt, the 2011 movement in Egypt started as a revolution, eventually triggering a crisis that makes experts question if the state has failed. We trace the protests, political turnovers and waves of repression since 2011:
TRT World talks to Tunisian activist and blogger Lina Ben Mhenni eight years after the Tunisian revolution.
Eight years after the 2011 uprising, Tunisia is the only Arab country that has accomplished a number of major successes, but political vulnerability and economic turmoil could reverse those gains.
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