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All burnt

De Leila Chaïbi


In Tunisia, the verb to burn has various meaning. It could mean to burn one’s identity papers, to sneak through the border, to burn inside…

Burning inside is about the dreams and disillusions of all these “burnt” young people who, before the revolution, risked their lives to leave their country hoping for a better future.

After the sacrifice of Mohamed Bouazizi, who actually burnt himself thus triggering the Tunisian Revolution, what do these youths, who wanted to leave their country two yeas ago, long for now?