Tunisia was the country that started the Arab Spring with its Jasmine Revolution. Eight months after President Ben Ali left, people are taking to the streets once again - disenchanted with a revolution that's failed to bloom and that's beginning to fester.
Political frustration and growing economic hardship is fuelling their anger.
Zeinab Badawi spoke to Jalloul Ayed, Tunisia's Finance Minister, about the ousted president's assets.
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