• Tunisians have unveiled a statue in honour of the man who set himself alight a year ago, unleashing a protest movement that ended President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali's 23-year rule.

  • Tunisia's new President Moncef Marzouki joined flag-waving crowds in Sidi Bouzid in commemoration.

  • Fruitseller Mohamed Bouazizi's suicide sparked a wave of unrest which swept from Sidi Bouzid across the Arab world.

  • The protests that ensued have ended authoritarian regimes in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Yemen, while triggering months of deadly protests in Syria.