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Tunisian Slap That Triggered Arab Unrest 'Didn't Happen'

Family forgives policewoman for 'slap heard 'round the world'

(Newser) - The case against the Tunisian policewoman who inadvertently sparked a wave of protests across the Arab world has been dropped. Vegetable seller Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire in protest after Fadia Hamdi allegedly slapped him in the face and confiscated his wares in December. President Zine El Abidine Ben... More »

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