1. Where did this happen?

Tunisia

2. When did this happen?
December 17, 2010

3. What happened?
The people of Tunisia protested against current government and the president abdicated his throne.

4. Why did it happen?
An unemployed 26-year-old university-grad set himself on fire after his fruit and vegetable cart was confiscated by police on December 17, 2010. He died on January 4th.

5. How did it happen?
Protests started and spread. The president and his family fled the country soon afterwards.

6. Who was involved?

The ruling family of Tunisia and the protesters in Tunisia were involved.