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Hague urges 'free and fair' Tunisian elections


Could what happened in Tunisia spread to other Arab countries?

The demonstrations that led to the toppling of the Tunisian president began when a 26 year old man set himself on fire to protest about the lack of jobs in the country.

Yesterday an Egyptian man set himself on fire in Cairo to protest against the government there.

The BBC's Jon Leyne and Chloe Arnold, and Foreign Security William Hague, analyse these extreme protests.

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