Copying off of Mohamed Bouazizi, 7 people have either tried to or successfully set themselves on fire. After a month of street protests and nearly a month of violent riots, Zine Al-Abedine Ben Ali, Dictator of Tunisia, is now in exile and his RCD party in shambles.
Now, riots have spread to neighboring countries. The events in Tunisia have sparked riots in Algeria, against the president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, since early January which continue to this day.
January 7th 2011 (riots in Algeria)
Their are reports of protests in Egypt as well, with atleast one person lighting himeself on fire.
Videos of unrest in Libya