Tunisians and supporters hold banners as they demonstrate on January 15, 2011 in Nancy, Eastern France, after ousted leader Zine El Abidine Ben Ali fled the country with his family the day before. As Tunisia's former colonial power, France has a large population of Tunisian origin and Tunisian immigrants. Placard at right asks for democracy.


People march during a demonstration in solidarity with Tunisia, in Nancy. Unrest engulfed Tunisia on Saturday after a popular rebellion forced the president to flee. Dozens of inmates were killed in two prison fires, looters emptied shops and torched the main train station and gunfire echoed through the capital.NANCY, FRANCE –