Unrest continues in Tunisia, where an international arrest warrant has been issued for former President Ben Ali. This move on the part of the interim government was intended to assure the public that it is serious about change.
After an uprising drove out Tunisia's unpopular and oppressive president out more than a week ago, political unrest continues. David Kirkpatrick, Middle East correspondent for The New York Times and Renee Rutta, an American living in Tunis, explain.
Tunisia begins three days of mourning today to remember those killed in the recent uprising. A new, interim government is in place and held its first cabinet meeting. Borzou Daragahi of the Los Angeles Times is in Tunis and speaks to anchor Marco Werman.
To help us understand more about self-immolation and those who commit it, we are joined by Michael Biggs, a lecturer in the Department of Sociology, at the University of Oxford, who has been studying this form of protest.
Tunisian free speech activist, blogger and tech entrepreneur, Slim Amamou has been named the country's new Minister for Sport and Youth. Amamou was arrested a few days ago and was released not long after President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali fled the country.
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